4. Type styles
Italics should be used sparingly in running text, for emphasis.
Italics can be helpful when used for foreign words and phrases that may be unfamiliar to readers. Follow discipline standards for scientific or research publications.
- ad hoc
- ex officio
The titles of books, journals, newspapers, movies, magazines, plays, poems, television programs, radio programs, musical compositions and works of visual art are italicized; article and chapter titles from within those publications and poems are not.
Use italics for the proper titles of University of Saskatchewan publications.
- Renewing the Dream: University of Saskatchewan Strategic Direction
- On Campus News
Like italics, bold face should be used sparingly in running text, and only to emphasize differences.
Bold face can be used in headings to divide running text.Back to Top