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Quotes, Italics, or Nothing?

The following list offers guidance on how to handle the many diverse titles, works, and events referenced in College communications, including titles of published works, original art, musical productions, journal names, etc.

Titles for… 
Quote Marks/Italics/Nothing
Chicago Manual of Style 16th Edition Rule
Albums Italics 8.192

Art

Italics 8.193
Blog entries Quotes 8.187
Blogs Italics 8.187
Books Italics 8.166
Conferences Nothing 8.69
Departments Nothing 8.175
Drawings Italics 8.193
Essays Quotes 8.175

Exhibitions

(except small)

Nothing

Italics

8.195

Fairs

(except small)

Nothing 8.195
Journals Italics 8.166
Lecture, series Nothing 8.86
Lecture, individual Quotes 8.86
Magazines Italics 8.166
Meetings Nothing 8.69
Movies Italics 8.185
Newspapers Italics 8.166
Operas Italics 8.189
Paintings Italics 8.193
Pamphlets Italics 8.193
Periodicals Italics 8.193
Photographs Italics 8.193
Plays Italics 8.181
Podcast, episodes Quotes 8.187
Podcasts Italics 8.187
Poems (except book length)

Quotes

Italics

8.179

8.179

Radio, episodes Quotes 8.185
Radio, programs Italics 8.185
Reports Italics 8.193
Short Stories Quotes 8.175
Speeches Nothing 8.75
Statues Italics 8.193
Television, episode Quotes 8.185
Television, series Italics 8.185
Unpublished works Quotes 8.184
Video blogs Italics 8.187
Video blog, episode Quotes 8.187
Web (pages/sections) Quotes 8.186
Websites Nothing 8.186
   
 

 


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