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Social Sciences LibGuide: Citing

Citation Styles

Generally the citation style for Social Sciences is the American Sociological Association (ASA) style.

Resources for ASA style:

APA will be the primary citation style in use for the field of Social Work.  You can find out more information about this style through the following link.


APA  APA Style Tutorial by EBSCO
APA Style Guide to Electronic References
American Psychological Association's APA style resources online

Writing Lab

Contact the Writing Lab for more help on citing and creating bibliographies or works cited pages.

To make an appointment please log on to and go to the Writing Lab’s MyUIndy site (on the “Student” tab) and click on the “Make an Appointment Button.”  If it’s your  first time making an appointment, you will have to complete a brief registration form before you are taken to the schedule.  If you already have an account, you will be taken directly to the schedule.

Distance students should refer to the Writing Lab Channel within My.Uindy.Edu for further instructions.




For additional resources, see the Purdue Online Writing Lab Research and Citation Resources


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