Reference Sources

The following texts were used as sources for the Brand Standards and are recommended as general reference sources for writing style and usage:


In Print

  • The Chicago Manual of Style: The Essential Guide for Writers, Editors, and Publishers, 14th ed. (University of Chicago Press, 1993)
  • The Associated Press Stylebook and Briefing on Media Law, ed. Norm Goldstein (Perseus Books, 2009)
  • The New York Times Manual of Style and Usage: Revised and Expanded Edition, Allan M. Siegal and William G. Connolly (Three Rivers Press, 1999)
  • The Elements of Style, 4th ed., William Strunk Jr. and E. B. White (Allyn & Bacon, 2000)
  • Webster’s II New College Dictionary, (Houghton Mifflin Company, 1999)
  • Wired Style: Principles of English Usage in the Digital Age: Revised and Updated, Constance Hale and Jessie Scanlon, (Broadway Books, 1999)