Editorial Style Guide
Helpful guidelines for those in the writing trenches
At Dalhousie University, we produce communications and marketing materials for a wide range of audiences
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Guidelines to help you write
This Editorial Style Guide is a non-academic reference that provides answers to general questions around style and usage.
Following Canadian Press (CP) guidelines, and considering particular Dalhousie-specific style practices, these guidelines help achieve consistency and encourage a common style across Dalhousie communications, recognizing that there will always be circumstances where exceptions will apply.
If you are a writer or editor at Dal, we encourage you to purchase a copy of the Canadian Press Stylebook, as well as its companion text for quick reference, Canadian Press Caps and Spellings, and refer to these for questions not answered here.