Use the following template to cite a dissertation using the ASA citation style. For help with other source types, like books, PDFs, or websites, check out our other guides. To have your reference list or bibliography automatically made for you, try our free citation generator.

Reference list

Place this part in your bibliography or reference list at the end of your assignment.


Author Surname, Author Forename. Year Published. 'Title'. Level, Institution Name.


Vehkoo, Johanna. 2010. 'What Is Quality Journalism And How Can It Be Saved'. Ph.D, Oxford University.

In-text citation

Place this part right after the quote or reference to the source in your assignment.


(Author Surname Year Published)


“Quality journalism is something a democracy cannot do without.” (Vehkoo 2010)

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