I'm using biblatex-mla to cite in MLA style, and I need to cite what a lecturer said in an online lecture. This lecture was conducted through Zoom, and there is no URL as such. I have read the documentation, but there is no mention of how to cite such a source.

How should I cite an online lecture?


I'd have said, use @misc and add fields so that things look OK, but there is a small issue with @misc entries in mla-new at the moment (https://github.com/jmclawson/biblatex-mla/issues/23), so I suggest you take @online.

The following seems to give acceptable results


\usepackage[style=mla-new, backend=biber]{biblatex}

  author    = {Anne Elk},
  title     = {Lecture on a Theory on Brontosauruses},
  date      = {1972-11-16},
  publisher = {University of Python},
  location  = {Monty},
  note      = {Online lecture},

Lorem \autocite{sigfridsson}
ipsum \autocite{elk}

Elk, Anne. “Lecture on a Theory on Brontosauruses.” U of Python, Monty, 16 Nov. 1972, Online lecture.

If the recording of the lecture is available via some route, you may want to include the relevant information in the note field as well.

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