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Editorial Guidelines

Most editorial standards for UT Arlington print and electronic communications can be found in a few universally accepted references:

The editorial reference sources for publications are Merriam Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, Eleventh Edition; the Associated Press Stylebook; and the Chicago Manual of Style.

The editorial reference for business correspondence, invitations, programs, and other formal communication and protocol is Letitia Baldrige's New Complete Guide to Executive Manners.

An editorial reference for computer terminology is Webster's New World Dictionary of Computer Terms, Eighth Edition.

An additional helpful reference book is Talking About People: A Guide to Fair and Accurate Language.

University usage that differs from these reference books, additional University references, and answers to frequently asked style questions are presented in the right column or below.

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