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Guides, stylebooks, and other resources for editors and writers

Associated Press Stylebook

Chicago Manual of Style

APA Style

Merriam-Webster Dictionary

Conscious Style Guide: A website to access style guides covering terminology for various communities and find links to key articles debating usage. Their mission is to help writers and editors think critically about using language—including words, portrayals, framing, and representation—to empower instead of limit.

The Diversity Style Guide: A resource to help journalists and other media professionals cover a complex, multicultural world with accuracy, authority and sensitivity

Mailchimp Content Style Guide: Good examples and practices for microcopy and email newsletters

BuzzFeed Style Guide: An evolving set of standards for the internet and social media

Common Errors in English Usage: A wide-ranging review of deviations from standard English usage, created by WSU emeritus professor of English, Paul Brians

Contact the Editorial Style Guide committee with questions or suggestions.