Editorial Style Guide

Search by first letter of topic:
(alphabetical listing)

A| B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

A

abbreviations | acronyms | address | adviser | African American, Black | Alumni | American Indian, Indian | and/or | A.S.I. |Asian American

B

biased language | building names

C

California State University, Los Angeles | capitalization | Chicano, Hispanic, Latino, Mexican American | Colleges | colons | commas | compose, comprise, constitute | course listings/titles | course work

D

dashes | dates | degrees and majors | Departments | disabilities

E

ellipses | email | emerita/emeritus | emphasis | etc. | ethnic groups

F

fall/fall quarter | Founders Week

G

grades

H

Hispanic | homepage | hyphens

I

i.e. or e.g. | Internet | it's/its | -ize words

L

Latino | less or fewer | lists | log in, login | log out, logout

M

majors | man or mankind | Mexican American

N

Native American | non- | Northern California/North State | numbers

O

off-campus/on-campus | offline | online

P

Patricia A. Chin School of Nursing | plurals | post-\pre- | professor/doctor | punctuation

Q

quotation marks

R

Rongxiang Xu College of Health and Human Services

S

School | seasons | sexism | sign in, sign-in | sign out, sign-out | singular/plural words

T

telephone numbers | time | titles of people |titles of works

U

under- | unique | University | URLs and email addresses | username

V

voicemail

W

web | webpage | website | wordiness | World Wide Web