Office of Communications & Marketing
Editorial Style Guide
The Office of Communications and Marketing uses the 16th edition of The Chicago Manual of Style as its house style and uses the 4th edition of Webster's New World College Dictionary for spelling. The Emerson College Editorial Style Guide is an abbreviated reference guide for common editorial quandaries. It also includes some Emerson exceptions to Chicago style.
If you have any questions, please contact copy editor Nancy Howell.
- The Chicago Manual of Style Online Guide (on-campus access only)
- Webster's New World College Dictionary
Editorial Style Guide A–Z Index
- Guidelines for Inclusive Language
- Commonly Misspelled/Confused Words
Download the Style Guide PDF » (updated 10/19/16)