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American Sociological Association Style Guide

American Sociological Association (ASA) Style Guide

Machine-Readable Data File: One Author

(ASA Style Guide 2014 section 5.3.9 p. 86, and appendix p. 114)

In-Text

Model

(Author Last name Year of publication)

Example

(Cross 2011)

Reference

Model

Author Last name, First name. Year of publication. Title of File (italicized) [Machine-readable database]. Location of publisher, state or province postal code or name of country (if a foreign publisher): Publisher's Name.

Example

Cross, Steve. 2011. Sociological Theory and Analysis [PDF]. London, England: London School of Economics and Political Science.

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Machine-Readable Data File: Institutional Author

(ASA Style Guide 2014 section 5.3.9 p. 86, and appendix p. 114)

In-Text

Model

(Association (or Author Last name) Year of publication)

Example

(Christian Social Union 1891)

Reference

Model

Association (or Author Last name). Year of publication. Title of File (italicized) [MRDF]. Location of producer, state or province postal code or name of country (if a foreign publisher): Producer's Name [producer]. Location of distributor, state or province postal code or name of country (if a foreign publisher): Distributor's Name [distributor].

Example

Christian Social Union. 1891. The Economic Review [MRDF]. Great Britain: Oxford University Branch [producer]. London, England: Rivingtons.

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