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Women & the Body


Writing & Citations

Research tools for students taking SOCY1089

Using ASA Style & APA Style

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

Writing a Sociology Paper

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.

For more information, please see BC's guide to Ethical Use of Sources.