There are a number of classic "style guides":
Elements of Style
by Williams Strunk, Jr. is one available on the WWW.
instructions for authors
submitting articles to the
IEEE Annals of the History of Computing
Communications of the ACM
is also available.
Our own on-line
notes on writing
are accessible from both this page and from the assignments page.
Virginia Tech "Editor's Style Guide"
gives instructions on how to give appropriate references to University related subjects.
References to electronic sources need special attention, especially since their content is not preserved in libraries and archives.
The Modern Language Association
is one source, while there is also a collection of links to citation guides in a single document from the
International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions
Last updated 97/05/20
© J.A.N. Lee, 1997.