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Subject:Re: Citing Regulations in Documents From:Dick Margulis <ampersandvirgule -at- WORLDNET -dot- ATT -dot- NET> Date:Mon, 23 Feb 1998 16:47:47 -0500
Hillary M. Russak wrote:
> Hullo Wizards,
> My fellow technical writers/editors (in the Environment, Safety, and Health
> Division at Stanford Linear Accelerator Center) were discussing what style
> to use in citing reference and regulatory documents. Some of our ES&H
> manual chapters italicize the titles and some don't.
> My thought was that italicizing is a good idea since it gives the reader a
> clear message about the actual title of the referenced document.
> What say ye? Do you recommend a source on this?
Italicize titles of books, journals, magazines, monographs. Use quotes
for chapter names and article titles.
This is consistent with the majority of grammar texts and style manuals,
but if you have a house standard style manual, check that first.