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6.6  CAPITALIZATION & CASE

6.6.1

follow the rules capitalization in the style manual that you use regarding proper nouns, heading and subheads, symbols, measurements, and the like.

6.6.2 Title Case

Title Case
Capitalize major words in a sentence or phrase*
*The first letter of words in proper nouns always uses a capital letter.

  • 1st word
  • nouns
  • verbs
  • adjectives
  • adverbs
Title Page

Building a Zero-Emission and
Resource-Cyclical Community in the
Preah Vihear Area of the Kingdom of Cambodia

List of Tables page

Table 20  Eco-tourism Advantages to Sustainability of Local Villages ……. 12

List of Figures page

Figure 7  Burned and Unburned Areas in Deciduous Forest ……………….. 32

6.6.3 Sentence case

Sentence case
Capitalize the 1st word only in a sentence or phrase
*The first letter of words in proper nouns always uses a capital letter.

Building a zero-emission and resource-cyclical community in the Preah Vihear area of the Kingdom of Cambodia

6.6.4 Uppercase

UPPERCASE
This is commonly known as ALL CAPS.

BUILDING A ZERO-EMISSION AND RESOURCE-CYCLICAL COMMUNITY IN THE PREAH VIHEAR AREA OF THE KINGDOM OF CAMBODIA

6.6.5 Lowercase

lowercase
Use small letters only.*
*The first letter of words in proper nouns always uses a capital letter.

building a zero-emission and resource-cyclical community in the Preah Vihear area of the Kingdom of Cambodia

When listing items using bullets or numbers, use lowercase:

Back matter includes

  • cited references
  • appendixes
 

Required front matter includes

  1. title page,
  2. copyright page,
  3. abstract,
  4. table of contents,
  5. list of tables,
  6. list of figures, and
  7. other lists.

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