Journals Higher Education



Published: 28 August 2014

480 Pages | Some tables, graphs, and sample illustrations


ISBN: 9780199570027

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New Hart's Rules

The Oxford Style Guide

Second Edition

Edited by Oxford University Press

  • Authoritative guidance for writers and editors, presented clearly and unambiguously
  • Small handbook format and clear layout make it the ideal desk companion
  • Covers all aspects of the editorial process from typescript to published work, including layout and headings, notes and bibliographies, indexing, punctuation, and illustrations
  • Prepared in consultation with professionals in the field, and endorsed by the Society for Editors and Proofreaders
  • All chapters fully edited and revised to reflect current practice, online publication, and the continuous evolution of the publishing industry

New to this Edition:

  • Entirely new chapter exploring the differences between UK and US English, e.g. lexical variation between the two, spelling differences, and which units of measure are generally utilized
  • Fully revised chapter on the presentation of scientific, mathematical, and computing material in published formats, bringing the chapter in line with the latest stylistic conventions
  • Increased focus on the practice of publishing in the digital age, from the submission and presentation of illustrations, to the citation of electronic sources, and the use of XML in the process of indexing

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