Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Italicize, Underline, or Use Quotation Marks with Titles?

Underline/ItalicQuotation MarksNo Marks
Novels, books, anthologiesShort stories, essays, and chapter titles.Religious texts
Magazines, newspapers, and journalsIndividual articles
Films, TV shows, radio programsIndividual episodes of shows or programs
Web sitesIndividual web pages
Epic poemsRegular poems
Pamphlets or sermons
Albums, named symphonies, balletsIndividual songsNumbered musical compositions
Painting, sculptures
Names of specific ships, spacecraft, or aircraftType of ship, spacecraft, or aircraft
Supreme Court CasesLegal documents, treaties, acts, and declarations

For  any item in the first column above, use italics when you type it within a sentence, underling when you write it by hand.
For the title of your own paper:  Do not use italics, underlining, or quotation marks on it.

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