How to cite a UN report in MLA
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To cite a UN report in a reference entry in MLA style 8th edition include the following elements:
- Author(s) name: If the report was published by an organization that is also its author, omit the author and start with the title.
- Title of the report: Titles are italicized when independent. If part of a larger source add quotation marks and do not italize.
- Report number: Give the report number if available.
- Publisher: Always use the abbreviated version, e.g: MIT P for MIT Press or Oxford UP for Oxford University Press.
- Year of publication: Give the year of publication as presented in the source.
Here is the basic format for a reference list entry of a UN report in MLA style 8th edition:
. Title of the report. Report no. Report number, Publisher, Year of publication.
Take a look at our workd cited examples that demonstrate the MLA style guidelines in action:
A UN report with a publisher that is also its author
Bhutan National Human Development Report: Ten Years of Democracy in Bhutan. UNDP, 2019.
A UN report by one author
Report of the Special Rapporteur of the Human Rights Council on the rights of indigenous peoples. Report No. A/71/229, UN, 2016..