Use the following template to cite a software 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. City: Publisher.


Newell, Gabe. 2004. Half-Life 2. America: Valve.

In-text citation

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


(Author Surname Year Published)


"Now, Mr Freeman, what do you attempt to achieve? What does all this mindless destruction help? You are bringing this species to it's downfall!" - Dr Wallace Breen (Newell 2004)

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