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They are simply titles with quote marks to show that they aren't book-length works.We do not use italics or quotation marks on the names of: Books: Generally, your best source for an accurate title is the title page of the book.

They are simply titles with quote marks to show that they aren't book-length works.We do not use italics or quotation marks on the names of: Books: Generally, your best source for an accurate title is the title page of the book.

And it comes up for good reason: You can look at several different books, newspapers or magazine articles and see it handled several different ways. The issue is addressed by the top stylebooks, but the answers vary.

This is one of those pesky questions that comes up all the time: Should I underline or italicize book titles in my writing? How you handle book titles in your work is a style choice not governed by grammarian law.

As shown below, italics are most commonly used for the titles of works that stand by themselves, such as the names of books, films, and video games.

Another customary use of italics is to give emphasis to key words and phrases in a sentence.

The title of your paper is printed in the same type and style as the body.

It's not underlined, italicized, bold, or all capitals. Simply use the same type size and face as your paper and center the title without any further typographic design.It does not matter if a book designer has decided to put everything in capital letters, everything in lower-case, or to do some other design element—just follow the rules below.(By the way, word processors do not know this list.Internet pages: It's great when a web page has its title up in the title bar at the top of your screen. Things get even more complex when you are citing a book or article that previously appeared in print and is now on the Web.The word "magazine" isn't part of the title of Time, Newsweek, or National Geographic, so don't give it any special treatment.In a quotation, the comma comes after a "speaking verb" (Note: there's no comma before "speaking verb" in this sentence because the word "a" isn't saying that someone said something).Do punctuate direct quotations this way: Both of those commas are wrong because "Barn Burning" and "Fire and Ice" are not quotations and "published" doesn't count as a speaking verb.In the text, you might write, "According to an article in Time magazine." In the Works Cited reference, the word "magazine" wouldn't appear at all.On the other hand, the Journal of the American Medical Association calls itself by that full name, so that's the way you should cite it.We often include the name of the publisher's city when we refer informally to a newspaper, but not all newspapers include city in their official name.City name is part of the official title of The New York Times and The Washington Post.

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