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Citing Sources

Iona University Libraries Research Guide on Citing Source

Reference Page Examples taken from the ASA

References

Headed as References

Double-spaced

Listed in alphabetical order by author's last name

Use full first names unless the author uses only initials

List all authors. Do not use et al.

Title Case - capitalize all words except prepositions, articles, and conjunctions unless they begin a title

Capitalize only the first word of a hyphenated word unless the second word is a proper noun

Format:

Author1 (Last name inverted), Author2 (including full surname, last name is not inverted), and Author3. Year of publication. “Title of Article.” Name of Publication Volume Number(Issue Number):Page numbers of article.

Example:

Kalleberg, Arne L., Barbara F. Reskin, and Ken Hudson. 2000. “Bad Jobs in America: Standard and Nonstandard Employment Relations and Job Quality in the United States.” American Sociological Review 65(2):256-78.

Format:

Author1 (last name inverted), Author2 (including full surname, last name is not inverted), and Author3. Year of publication. Name of Publication. Publisher’s city and state, or province postal code (or name of country if a foreign publisher): Publisher’s Name.

Example:

Jaynes, Gerald D. and Robin M. Williams, Jr. 1989. A Common Destiny: Blacks and American Society. Washington, DC: National Academy Press.

Omit page numbers and add a URL or a doi and date of access

Format:

Author1 (Last name inverted) and Author2 (including full surname, last name is not inverted.Year of publication. “Title of Article.” Name of Publication Volume Number(Issue Number). Retrieved Month Day, Year (URL).

Example:

Schafer, Daniel W. and Fred L. Ramsey. 2003. “Teaching the Craft of Data Analysis.” Journal of Statistics Education 11(1). Retrieved December 12, 2006 (http://www.amstat. org/publications/jse/v11n1/schafer.html).

Format:

Corporation Name.Year of publication. “Title of Page.” Publisher city and state: Corporation Name. Retrieved Month Day, Year (URL).

Example:

American Sociological Association 2006. “Status Committees.” Washington, DC: American Sociological Association. Retrieved December 12, 2006 (http://www.asanet. org/cs/root/leftnav/committees/committees).