Skip Menu

Return to Skip Menu

Main Content

ASA (American Sociological Association)

ASA style is a widely accepted format for writing university research papers that specifies such the arrangement and punctuation of footnotes and bibliographies. Standards for ASA style are specified in the ASA style guide, which is published by the American Sociological Association, the main scholarly organization for academic sociologists in the United States.

Example sites

Print style guides

Style guide / American Sociological Association.
Edition: 4th ed.
Publication Info.: Washington, D.C. : American Sociological Association, c12010.
Call Number: HM73 .A54 2010
 

EndNote output styles


Style manuals in the University Libraries collections

Book and ebook versions of major styles guides.


EndNote at Virginia Tech

    EndNote

EndNote is bibliographic manager software allows researchers to save and organize results of database searches or lists of bibliographic references. A web-based product called EndNote Online is also available.

The university's site license for EndNote will end on May 1, 2017. After this date, EndNote will be available for individual purchase through Software Distribution, just like Microsoft and Adobe software packages. Access to the free version of EndNote Online will continue. We recommend users consider one of the freely available citation managers like Zotero or Mendeley.


EndNote Online

EndNote Online is the cloud-based version of EndNote. There is a free version anyone (including alumni) can use; students, faculty, and staff have access to the full version of EndNote web (that can sync with your installed desktop version) because of our subscription to Web of Science. You can install browser extensions to ease access to your EndNote libraries while searching online.