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American Sociological Association Style Guide

American Sociological Association (ASA) Style Guide

Journal Article: Without DOI

(ASA Style Guide 2014 section 4.3.2 p. 51, section 5.3.3 83, and appendix p. 116)

In-Text

Model

(Author1 Last name et al. Year of publication)

Example

(Menhas et al. 2015)

Reference

Model

Author1 Last name, First name, Author2 First name Last name, Author3 First name Last name, and Author4 First name Last name. Year of publication. "Title of Article." Title of Journal (italicized) Number volume(Issue number). Retrieved Month date, year (URL).

Example

Menhas, Rashid, Shumaila Umer, Saira Akhtar, and Ghulam Shabbir. 2015. "Impact of Modernization on Religious Institution: A Case Study of Khyber Pakhtun Khwa, Pakistan." European Review of Applied Sociology 8(10):23-28. Retrieved June 29, 2017 (https://www.degruyter.com/downloadpdf/j/eras.2015.8.issue-10/eras-2015-0003/eras-2015-0003.pdf).

Link to Full Record

Helpful Hint

If the author has a middle name, it is included after their first name.

In ASA there are no spaces between the volume number, issue number, and page numbers. Make sure that none are there when you are finished.

Journal Article: With DOI

(ASA Style Guide 2014 section 4.3.2 p. 51, section 5.3.3 83, and appendix p. 116)

In-Text

Model

(Author1 Last name, Author2 Last name, and Author3 Last name Year of publication)

Example

(Cormack, Cosgrave, and Feltmate 2017)

Reference

Model

Author1 Last name, First name, Author2 First name Last name, and Author3 First name Last name. Year of publication. "Title of Article." Title of Journal (italicized) Number volume(Issue number):Page numbers. doi:.

Example

Cormack, Patricia, James F. Cosgrave, and David Feltmate. 2017. "A Funny thing Happened on the Way to Sociology: Goffman, Mills, and Berger." Sociological Review 65(2):386-400. doi:10.1111/1467-954X.12421.

Link to Full Record

Helpful Hint

If the author has a middle name, it is included after their first name.

In ASA there are no spaces between the volume number, issue number, and page numbers. Make sure that none are there when you are finished.