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SOC 3400 - Introduction to Social Statistics

Librarian

Wenli Gao
Contact:
M.D. Anderson Library
4333 University Drive
Houston, TX 77204-2000
713-743-8370

Assignment

Your semester paper involves the application of some of the statistical methods we have learned in this course to answer a research question of your choice, drawing on data from the General Social Survey ("GSS").

Finding Articles

Find journal articles on your topic through the database links below (AccessUH/CougarNet log-in required if you are off campus):

ASA Style Quick Guide: Reference List

SOURCE TYPE EXAMPLE
BOOKS Author Lastname, Firstname Middlename. Year. Title of Book. City of Publication: Publisher.
PRINT JOURNAL ARTICLES

Author Lastname, Firstname Middlename. Year. "Title of Article." Title of Journal Volume       Number(Issue Number):pages.

ELECTRONIC JOURNAL ARTICLES RETRIEVED FROM AN ONLINE DATABASE Author Lastname, Firstname Middlename. Year. "Title of Article." Journal Title Volume       Number(Issue Number):pages. (Retrieved from Database Name on Month Day, Year).
WEBSITES* Author Lastname, Firstname Middlename. Year. "Title of Webpage." Retrieved Month Day,       Year (http://www.webaddress.com/full/url/).

*Provide as much information as you have available.

ASA Helpful Handouts

Reference these handouts for additional examples of ASA style formatting, including in-text citations and reference lists.