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How do I abbreviate the name of a corporate author in my in-text citation?
Use either the first few words of the name or, if not cumbersome, the entity’s initials. For example, Institute of Medicine (US) Standing Committee on… Read More
How do I create an in-text citation for a paginated, unpublished work?
Create an in-text citation for a paginated, unpublished work in the same way that you would cite any work with explicit page numbers. As the MLA… Read More
How can I avoid redundancy in my in-text citations?
As the MLA Handbook notes, “The in-text citation should direct the reader unambiguously to the entry in your works-cited list for the source—and, if possible, to a passage in… Read More
How should a website with no author or clear organization authorship be cited in an in-text citation?
If a website has no author or it is unclear what organization produced it, use the title of the site in your in-text citation. You… Read More
Is using ibid. allowed for in-text citations? If so, how is it done?
MLA style avoids ibid. and op. cit., using short titles instead, on the principles that (1) a short title makes your reference clearer to readers,… Read More