Research is complete when the results have been shared with others. Traditionally researchers have used scholarly journals to distribute and archive their publications. For sociology, the standard for formatting papers is the ASA style guide. This guide gives examples of how to format the most common resources in your References list.
The ASA Style Guide features guidelines for the most common situations encountered by authors and editors in the ASA journal publication process. It is designed to serve as the authoritative reference for writing, submitting, editing, and copyediting manuscripts for ASA journals and other publications following ASA's unique format. This guide also is based on the Chicago Manual of Style.
The Library owns 3 copies. Two are available for check out at the 1North Users Desk on the first floor of the Library. One copy is for use within the Library and is in the Reference Collection on second floor north.
Title: American Sociological Association style guide. Author: American Sociological Association. Publisher: Washington, DC : American Sociological Association Publication Date: c2010 Edition: 4th ed.. Format: xiv, 114 p. ; 18 cm.. Identifier: ISBN9780912764313;ISBN0912764317 Summary: Preface -- A word about the fourth edition of the ASA Style Guide -- The Chicago Manual of Style -- Other ASA resources -- New to the fourth edition -- ASA editorial style -- Style matters -- ASA style -- Some basics -- Plagiarism -- Clarity -- Bias -- Verbs -- Wordy phrases -- Common misusages -- Some mechanics of style -- Punctuation -- Commas -- Semicolons and colons -- Hyphens and dashes -- Em dashes -- En dashes -- Apostrophes -- Quotation marks -- Quoted material -- Parentheses and brackets -- Ellipses -- Spelling -- Capitalization -- Italics -- Numbers -- Dates -- Abbreviations and acronyms -- Academic degrees -- Foreign words and language usage -- ASA-specific usages and conventions -- Hyphenation -- Capitalization -- Italics -- Preferred word usages -- Some ASA style guidelines -- Subjects: Sociology -- Authorship -- Style manuals; Authorship -- Style manuals; Authorship; Sociology -- Authorship; Style manuals
2 copies in 1 North User Services HM 569 .A54 2010 1 copy 2 North Reference HM 569 .A54 2010 (non-circulating)