Citation, Documentation of Sources
Q. Can ibid. be used for parenthetical citations? If so, what is the precise format (e.g., “ibid. 32” or “ibid, p. 32”)? If not, how can one simplify the citation when it appears multiple times in the same paragraph?
A. Ibid. is fine in parenthetical citations (ibid., 32), and as long as no other source is referred to, you can continue to cite by page number alone (43). Please see CMOS 13.64 and 13.65 for details and examples.