[Tugindia] refering footnotes

Alok G. Singh alokgs at yahoo.co.uk
Thu Apr 27 09:32:14 CEST 2006

>> If the footnotes are consecutive, 'ibid' will suffice. There are
>> more flexible ways of referring to other footnotes (loc. cit and
>> op. cit., for example) but they are considered old-fashioned these
>> days.

> Ibid., loc. cit. and op. cit. refer to previously cited
> bibliographic references, not footnotes. So, ibid. will mean "in the
> most-recently cited work" *not* "in the most-recently referenced
> footnote".

True. I confess to assuming that the footnote was a bibliographic
reference as that is the only situation I have encountered where the
content of a footnote is repeated.


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