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  • Acronyms should be used sparingly.
  • Avoid using acronyms in headlines.
  • There is no need to provide the acronym if the organization is mentioned only once in your text, or if the organization is not well known by its acronym.
  • On first reference, give the full name of the organization and the acronym in parentheses. You can then use the acronym in the rest of your text. 

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