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SOCI 321: Citing sources

Research Methods

Citing Sources: ASA

Additional Resources for ASA

American Sociological Association - quick tips for ASA style as a pdf

Purdue OWL: Formatting in ASA - references and in-text citation help

Citing Datasets or Surveys:

Example: A data set from the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR).

Author or Agency. Publication Year. Title of Survey. Location: Publisher. Retrieved on (doi).

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. 2015. Consumer Expenditure Survey 2013-2014. ICPSR36170-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research.  Retrieved  August 21, 2015 (

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