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Criminal and Social Justice


Citing your sources

Supports the Woods College of Advancing Studies

Using ASA Style

The O'Neill Library Reference Desk has a print copy of the Style Guide: American Sociological Association. In addition, we recommend the following websites for guidance with using ASA Style:

Why Cite Your Sources?

Citing your sources:

  • ensures that you are using information ethically and responsibly.
  • protects you against unintentionally plagiarizing someone else's work.
  • adds credibility to your own research.
  • most importantly, it is a requirement for all research papers.