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SOC 101: Not-for-profits and social problems: Citation formats

Purposes of citing sources

How to set up Hanging Indent for References/Works Cited

Citation Styles -- Purdue OWL examples for journal articles from databases

Don't forget to use HANGING INDENT -- see instructional video at bottom left column

American Sociological Association (ASA)

  • Author Lastname, Firstname. Year. "Article Title." Journal Name volume #: page range numbers.
  • Models --
American Psychological Association (APA - 6th edition)
  • Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Date of publication). Title of article. Title of Journal, volume number, page range. Retrieved from
  • Video tutorial--
Modern Language Association (MLA - 8th edition)
  • Author Lastname, Firstname Middle Initial. "Article Title." Journal Name, vol. #, no. #, day, Month abbreviation, Year, pp. # -- #. Name of Database, DOI# or URL. Accessed day, Month abbreviation, Year.
  • Video tutorial --