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MLA Style Guide, 7th Edition: Book with Organization as Author

This is a guide for MLA Style. It is based on the Modern Language Association of America's MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, Seventh Edition.

Works with Organization as Author

Material Type           In-text Citation              Works Cited                                                        

Book with organization as author  

(National Fire Protection Assoc. 59)

National Fire Protection Association. Fundamentals of Fire Fighting Skills. 2nd ed. Sudbury: Jones and Bartlett, 2009. Print.

Book with organization as author and publisher    

(Peace Corps 85-87)

Peace Corps. To Touch the World: The Peace Corps Experience. [Washington, D.C.?]: Peace Corps, 1995. Print.

Book with organization whose name is usually abbreviated as author

 (MLA 247)

Modern Language Association of America. MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers. 7th ed. New York: MLA, 2009. Print.

The entry should begin with the full title of the corporate name (omitting initial A, An, or The).