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What is new for in-text citations in the MLA 8th Edition
The principles behind in-text citations in MLA style are unchanged. A few details have been added or clarified, though:
For time-based media like video, times are now cited in the text (57).
*The use of my trans. to identify the writer’s translation of a non-English quotation is described (90–91).
*How to shorten long titles when they have to be included in a parenthetical citation is clarified (117–18).
*The common practice of documenting borrowings from Greek, Roman, and medieval works with part
numbers, not page numbers alone, is described (122).
*The punctuation used when various items are combined in one parenthetical citation is summarized (126–27).
Ways of formatting citations in research projects other than traditional papers are suggested (127–28).
“What's New in the Eighth Edition.” Modern Language Association, mla.org, 2020, www.mla.org/MLA-Style/What-s-New-in-the-Eighth-Edition.