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Women's & Gender Studies Research

Citation Styles

Citations provide the information necessary for readers to identify and retrieve each source you use. When you use someone else's words or ideas in your papers, you should create In-text citations within your paper and References Page (ASA) or References List (APA) citations at the end of the paper. Each In-text citation should lead to a References Page/List citation, and each References Page/List citation should come from an In-text citation.

Help for Writing & Citing in APA Style (7th ed.)

Use the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (7th ed.) to correctly cite your sources and format your research papers. 

Help from the American Psychological Association 

Use the American Psychological Association's APA Style website for help with formatting your citations and your paper:

Help from the Purdue OWL 

Use the Purdue OWL APA Style (7th Ed.) Guide for help with putting together your citations:

Cite & Write in American Sociological Association (ASA) Style

Citations provide the information necessary for readers to identify and retrieve each source you use. When you use someone else's words or ideas in your papers, you should create In-text citations within your paper and References Page (ASA) at the end of the paper. Each In-text citation should lead to a References Page/List citation, and each References Page/List citation should come from an In-text citation.

Use the American Sociological Association Style Guide (5th edition) to correctly cite your sources and format your research paper.  

Use the American Sociological Association's Quick Tips ASA Style Sheet for:

  • In-Text citation templates
  • References Page citation templates

Use the Purdue OWL American Sociological Association (ASA) Formatting and Style Guide templates to put together your ASA In-Text and References Page citations:

The University of Connecticut American Sociological Association guide below has an extensive list of References Page citation templates and examples, including templates and examples for DVDs and online videos.

Cite & Write in Modern Language Association (MLA) Style

MLA Style

Use the Purdue OWL MLA Formatting and Style Guide templates to put together your Works Cited page citations:

Use the MLA Style Manua(3rd ed.) for further help with citing your sources.

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