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From: "Joan Lince" <>
Subject: Re: [TMG] ibid and op cit
Date: Tue, 8 May 2001 23:22:52 -0400
Here's my understanding of it, in TMG terms: ibid. is the whole citation
with the same CD, but op. cit. is the same citation but with a different CD.
So you could say, for example, op. cit., p 46. It has to be the most recent
citation, so your reader will know which op. (work) you are referring to. I
don't think TMG can do op. cit., but that doesn't bother me. To me there's
not much of a drawback in having it spell out the whole citation if the CD
----- Original Message -----
From: "Karla Huebner" <>
Sent: Tuesday, May 08, 2001 9:24 PM
Subject: Re: [TMG] on verso
> Which is what is so incredibly confusing about op cit.
> Message text written by INTERNET:
> >My understanding of the distinction between ibid & op cit is that the
> is used only to refer to the immediately previous footnote whilst the
> can be used to refer to a work cited anywhere previously in the footnotes.
> Caroline Gurney
> Portsmouth, UK
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