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Editorial Style Guidelines: FAQs 

Why an editorial style guide?
Use of the Editorial Style Guidelines helps increase the clarity and effectiveness of communications by consistent use of language, spelling and punctuation. UW-Eau Claire departments and offices traditionally generate some of their own communications, and adherence to the style guide will ensure more consistent editorial quality when doing so.

The guide was developed to answer basic editorial questions for the university and to assist the campus community in portraying a consistent image in printed communications and other media.

Who should use the guide?
Anyone creating print or other communications on behalf of UW-Eau Claire should adhere to the Editorial Style Guidelines.

What's in the guide?
The style guide answers basic questions about editing for university publications and assists the campus community in portraying a consistent image in printed communication and other media.

If you have editing and style questions not covered in the guide, contact the News Bureau.

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