You must cite the source when you...
Citing mainly occurs in these areas of your paper :
Examples of in-text citations:
|APA format example:
The sky is blue (Cottrell, 2013).
|ACS format example:
The sky is blue.1
|IEEE format example:
The sky is blue .
A bibliography is a detailed list of works cited in your paper, plus the background readings or other material that you may have read, but not actually cited.
A reference list is the detailed list of references that are cited in your work. For example, in APA Style, each reference cited in text must appear in the reference list, and each entry in the reference list must be cited in text.
This depends on the following:
The ASA Style Guide was designed for use by authors preparing manuscripts for publication in American Sociological Association journals. ASA style is closely related in appearance and function to APA (American Psychological Association) style. As with APA style, ASA style requires that sources receive attribution in the text by the use of parenthetical in-text references. The "author-date" in-text citation system is a readily recognizable feature of ASA style.
Sociology faculty generally use either ASA style (American Sociological Association) or APA (American Psychological Association). Make sure you know which style your professor prefers.
Below are selected ASA style guides and manuals that provide instructions and examples on how to create in-texts and bibliographies/reference lists in research papers. Some include advice on grammar and punctuation, research methods as well as guidelines on formatting the final paper.
A citation generator/builder/maker can assist you in generating references and citations based on your preferred citation style. Different online citation generators include the following:.
Tips when using citation generators or builders
So, before you start writing your paper, consider using a citation generator or builder. These tools are helpful in turning a long bibliography into an easy-to-use and changeable list of references. Below are some commonly used citation generators or builders that are freely available from the Internet: