AHC Style Guide Intro

As we move forward in maintaining many web sites within the medical school and Academic Health Center, consistency is imperative.

Writing for the web has made many historically-accurate or acceptable editorial trends seem awkward and clunky. Remember: web audiences are different. They like readability and flow.

Use the guide to avoid common mistakes in grammatical, punctuation and titles.

Topics addressed include:


  • Serial Comma

  • First Reference of a Doctor

  • Second Reference of a Doctor

  • Said versus Says

  • Over versus More Than

  • Numbers

  • College/Department/Division/Association names

  • Degrees

  • Titles

  • University

  • Places

  • The

  • Semicolons

  • Money

  • Dates

  • Titles of works

  • Headlines

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