- Titles of books should have quotation marks around them on all references. Principal
words in a title should be capitalized. Articles such as the, a, an or words with
fewer than four letters should be capitalized if they are the first or last words
in a title.
- ie. “Of Mice and Men” is a literary classic.
- ie. “Against All Enemies” is a New York Times best seller.
- The only composition titles that should not include quotation marks are the Bible
and books that are mainly catalogs of reference materials, such as dictionaries, encyclopedias,
- Put quotation marks around song titles, play titles, titles of lectures and speeches,
television programs and movie titles.
- ie. Selections on the concert program will include “Fantasia in G,” “Folk Song
Suite,” “Irish Tune from County Derry,” “Shepherd’s Hey” and “First Suite in
E flat, Opus 28, No. 1.”