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Sociology Research Guide: Citations

At the Reference Desk

Use the call number to locate the print guide in the reference area.

Writing and Research

Citation Styles for Sociology Majors

Sociology majors at Eckerd College use the American Sociological Association's Style Guide.

Call Number:  Reference - HM 569 .A54 2007

Use the ASA style guide which provides information about manuscript formatting, in-text citations, formatting the references page, and accepted manuscript writing style.

Online Style Guides

APA Style Guides:

 MLA Style Guides:

 Chicago Style Guides:

Additional Style Guides:

Writing Center

Need help with a research paper? Visit the Eckerd College Writing Center for writing assistance.

Free Citation Managers

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Zotero is a free, easy-to-use tool that helps you collect, organize, cite, and share citation sources for your research. It is a web browser add on and can be used with Firefox, Safari or Chrome. 

Mendeley is another free citation management tool.  It includes an online version, desktop version, and MS Word plugin for direct citations.

EndNote Web is a web-based citation management tool for organizing citations, which integrates with Web of Science.