Formatting Titles

It is often difficult to remember how to format the different types of titles (e.g., titles of books, articles, journals, book series, and conferences) encountered in academic writing. In hopes of helping authors, editors, and copy editors quickly discover the answer to such questions when they arise, we offer this quick-reference guide to title formatting. … Continue reading Formatting Titles

Hyphenated Compounds in Titles

In a previous post, we discussed which words should be capitalized in bibliographic references. Hyphenated compounds require special attention (see CMS §8.159). The first element of a hyphenated compound is always capitalized. The second and subsequent elements are capitalized if one of the following conditions applies: 1. The first element is an independent word (as … Continue reading Hyphenated Compounds in Titles