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Writing Standards

Every publication and Web page associated with The University of New Mexico plays a role in telling UNM’s story. Consider how the information you’re conveying relates to UNM’s mission: educational access and success, research excellence, healthy communities, public service, and economic development.

For all non-academic university publications and websites, follow the Associated Press Stylebook,

Other important reference materials for written communications are “The Chicago Manual of Style, 16th Edition” by the Staff of the University of Chicago Press; and “The Elements of Style, Fourth Edition” by William Strunk Jr., E. B. White, Roger Angell (Foreword).

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