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How do I cite a museum image that I viewed in person or online?

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The work I’m citing doesn’t have a publication date or page numbers. Should I include the abbreviations n.d. (“no date”) and n. pag. (“no pagination”) in the works-cited-list entry?

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Does the MLA abbreviate United States as U.S. or US?

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Do I italicize Cyrillic book titles in the list of works cited?

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Do I use a comma before Jr. and Sr.? What about names followed by roman numerals?

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Can I look at source code to determine a publication date for online materials that don’t publicize a date?

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When an organization is the author and the publisher of a work, the handbook advises writers to begin the works-cited-list entry with the title of the source. Is it OK to use the organization’s name in a signal phrase or in the in-text citation even though the name does not begin the works-cited-list entry?

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I am citing a paginated journal article that appears online. Should I include the page range, the URL, or the DOI as the location element in the works-cited-list entry?

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