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Sociology, Anthropology, & Criminology: Citing

A brief overview of resources for topics in sociology, anthropology, and criminology.

ASA Style

Whether you choose to quote or paraphrase sources in your research paper, you must cite each source you use. For rules and examples, look here:

Sometimes students will use online citation formatters provided free on the Web or within a library database. If you use one of these online formatters, remember that they are not foolproof. You will need to review your citations to make sure they are correct.

Citing in APA Style

Whether you choose to quote or paraphrase sources you use in your research paper, you must cite each one. For rules and examples of the APA citation style, look here:

Sometimes students will use online citation formatters provided free on the Web or within a library database. If you use one of these online formatters, remember that they are not foolproof. You will need to review your citations to make sure they are correct.

Citing in MLA Style

Whether you choose to quote or paraphrase sources you use in your research paper, you must cite each one. For rules and examples of the MLA citation style, look here:

Sometimes students will use online citation formatters provided free on the Web or within a library database. If you use one of these online formatters, remember that they are not foolproof. You will need to review your citations to make sure they are correct.