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Political Science 1020

Citing Sources

Have a look at the Western Libraries' Style Guide page for information on how to cite using a particular style guide.

Purdue Owl provides information about the American Sociological Association (ASA) style including manuscript formatting, in-text citations, formatting the reference page, and accepted manuscript writing style. The bibliographical format described is from the American Sociological Association (ASA) Style Guide, 5th edition. 

Several citation management systems are also available for all Western students, staff, and faculty; this web-based software can help you organize and format your citations.