Citing sources properly is an important part of research.
Use the tools below to help you.
The types of citing formats most commonly used for research are:
APA Style - References
**Ask your instructor for specific details on how to
format citation information in your paper.**
MLA (7th Edition) or APA (6th Edition) Styles -- automatic citation maker
MLA Style - 7th Edition
(Click on MLA Style button and then on Frequently Asked Questions.)
The American Sociological Association style is used by authors preparing manuscripts for ASA journals. ASA Quick Style Guide for undergraduate students has examples and information about how to cite various material types (book, articles, etc.) in this style at http://www.asanet.org/students/Quick%20Style%20Guide1.pdf. Purdue University has useful information at http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/583/1/.