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In-text and Hanging Indent

In-Text Citations

In-text citations consist of the last name(s) of the author(s) and the year of publication.

  • If there is no author, use the title (or a short form of the title, if it is lengthy) and the year.

  • Titles that are italicized in the reference list are italicized in text; titles that are not italicized in the reference list appear in quotation marks.

  • If there is no date, use “n.d.” (without quotation marks) instead.


Citing Your Sources

Use MLA (Modern Language Association) Style for this class

MLA Style Citations

         Cites a variety of sources: images, podcasts, interviews, and "live performances" (e.g., concert, play, ballet)

67. Live performance For a live performance of a concert, a play, a ballet, or an opera, begin with the title of the work performed, italicized. Then give the author or composer of the work (“By”); relevant information such as the director (“Dir.”), the choreographer (“Chor.”), the conductor (“Cond.”), or the major performers (“Perf.”); the theater, ballet, or opera company, if any; the theater and location; the date of the performance; and the label “Performance.”



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