Discover some citation generators and citation management tools. Keep in mind that many databases have citation tools, too. Just make sure to edit machine-made citations. Use the ASA Style Guide to find other examples/instructions for citing in ASA.
RefWorks is an online tool that helps you manage, store, format and cite resources used in the research process.
Journal Article from a Commercial Database
Sweeten, Gary, Shawn D. Bushway, and Raymond Paternoster. 2009. “Does Dropping Out of School Mean Dropping Into Delinquency?” Criminology 47(1):47-91. (Retrieved from Wiley Interscience on April 23, 2009.)
Information Posted on a Web Site
Spalter-Roth, Roberta and William Erskine. 2007. “Race and Ethnicity in the Sociology Pipeline.” Washington, DC: American Sociological Association. Retrieved January 9, 2008 (http://www.asanet.org/galleries/default-file/Minorities_Career_Pipeline.pdf).
Web-Based Journal Article
Smith, Herman W. and Takako Nomi. 2000. "Is Amae the Key to Understanding Japanese Culture?" Electronic Journal of Sociology 5:1. Retrieved May 5, 2000 (http://www.sociology.org/content/vol005.001/smith-nomi.html).
Web Version of Newspaper
Blank, Rebecca M. 2008. “How We Measure Poverty.” Los Angeles Times, September 15. Retrieved January 7, 2009 (http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/sunday/commentary/la-oe-blank15-2008sep15,0,7811609.story).
Note: Citations should be double-spaced and have a hanging ident.