July 26, 2021 — New “Editorial Style Guide for UBC Communicators” available

Version 2.0 of the Editorial Style Guide for UBC Communicators has just been released. Highlights include:

    • Update of inclusive language best practices, in consultation with UBC Equity & Inclusion Office (page 37)
    • Addition of graduation style guidelines (page 14)
    • Clarification of the use of serial commas (page 20)
    • Clarification of style differences on internal facing communications vs external facing communication (including use of surname on second reference for external communications but given name for an internal, more informal audience; page 5)

Download the style guide here and feel free to contact Carolyn Ali (carolyn.ali@ubc.ca) with any questions. Remember to download the May 2021 (Version 3.0) update of the Indigenous Peoples: Language Guidelines as well.