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Do I always need to indicate in my works-cited-list entry that a work I am citing was streamed through an app?

No. If the app is the work, as in the following examples, you do not need to indicate in your works-cited-list entry that you are citing an app: Shakespeare, William. The Tragedy of Othello. Edited by Barbara Mowat and Paul Werstine, version 1.3.1, Luminary Digital Media, 2013. Laudate. Version 2.36, Aycka Soft, 28  Feb. 2018. There is also . . .

Published 26 September 2018

If the author, publisher, and name of a Web site are all the same, do I need to list the author or publisher?

As the MLA Handbook explains, in some cases, you may omit the name of a publisher from your works-cited-list entry—for example, if you are citing a source from a Web site with basically the same name as that of its publisher (42): Burns, Shauntee. “Finding Wonder Women at the Library: Online Biographies and Encyclopedias.” New York . . .

Published 17 September 2018

If I include my published article as a dissertation chapter, how should I handle the article’s references?

References in a dissertation should be in a consistent style (e.g., MLA) and location (at the end of each chapter or at the end of the work). If your published article uses a different reference style, convert the references. If your dissertation contains one reference list at the end, integrate the citations into that list. . . .

Published 27 August 2018

How do I cite ephemera from a museum?

To cite ephemera from a museum, follow the MLA template of core elements. The works-cited-list entry below is for a nineteenth-century cigarette trading card shown on the Web site of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, in New York. The Web site does not indicate the name of the card’s creator or its title, so the . . .

Published 17 July 2018

When a source consists of only one page, such as a newspaper article, should I give the page number in my in-text citation?

No. If a work is only one page, as in the example below, you should not include a page number in your in-text citation. A lengthier article in New York City’s The World went even further, echoing Edwards’s suggestion of criminality in declaring Wilde’s novel “the sensation of the day in certain circles of society”—those . . .

Published 3 July 2018

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