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Organizational Author

If the author of a source is a corporation, an agency, or a group, give the full name of the organization as it appears in the list of works cited. MLA style recommends including long names of agencies in the text to avoid interrupting the reader.

The standard performance measures of the United States Department of Transportation's Federal Aviation Administration (123-97) were used in evaluating the system.

rather than

The standard performance measures (United States Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration 123-97) were used in evaluating the system.

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