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Jun 21, 2011 ... (short for et cetera, meaning and the rest), but whereas etc. applies to things, et al . applies to people. Et al. does not need to be italicized in normal use. It does take a period after the second word, even when it falls in the middle of a sentence. In general, et al. is best reserved for citations and other ...

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Nov 3, 2011 ... It is used to shorten lists of author names in text citations to make repeated referencing shorter and simpler. Note that et al. is italicized in this post when I am using it as a linguistic example, but it should not be italicized when you are using it as part of a reference citation. General Use of Et Al. Below is a ...

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Using et al. With three, four, and five authors, you will cite all of the authors at first mention. Each subsequent mention you will abbreviate to just the first surname followed by et al. For example, the first time Rasmussen, Hopkins, and Fitzpatrick (2004) is used, the source is cited like this: In research-based development ...

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Apr 4, 2017 ... How to Use Et Al. Latin abbreviations, like etc. and et al. are used frequently and often incorrectly. Et al. means "and others", and abbreviates people in a list, while etc. can be used to abbreviate almost anything. http://www.gingerso...

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The phrase et al. is derived from the Latin phrase et alia, meaning and others. The most common way you'll see et al. used in academic papers is in references, both for in-text citations and in the reference list. For example, you might see the phrase, "Horowitz et al. (2012) published ground-breaking research," which means ...

www.businesswritingblog.com/business_writing/2009/11/dear-john-et-al.html

Nov 10, 2009 ... Dear John et al.,. Can the Latin abbreviation et al. be used at the end of the greeting in an email? It would look like this: Dear John et al.,. Hello, Kimia et al. ... For example, in a bibliography, rather than listing five authors of a scientific paper , we can list the first author's name and then use et al. for the ...

www.grammarly.com/blog/et-al

Even if you don't speak Latin, you should know the two meanings of et al. Learn what et al. is, how to use it, and what mistakes to avoid.

www.e-education.psu.edu/styleforstudents/c3_p28.html

It is important to use these abbreviations literally and to punctuate them correctly. Many writers confuse "e.g." and "i.e.," and many type "et al." improperly or do not properly recognize what words it represents. The abbreviation "e.g." is from the Latin exempli gratia and means, literally, "for example." Periods come after each  ...

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Jan 16, 2014 ... Despite gaining an understanding of the meaning of et al., authors are often still confused about how to write et al. Essentially, the second word of the term et al takes on a 'period' (et al.) irrespective of whether it falls in the middle of a sentence. How many authors should a paper have before its citation is ...