I can't quite fathom how I've curated this blog for so long and never featured The Chicago Manual of Style Online.
Here are just three reasons why I love it:
CMOS Online isn't the only tiger in my tank, of course. New Hart's Rules and the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association are two more resources that I often refer to.
There are many other style manuals that a client might ask you to follow, depending on the material and the intended audience. Ultimately, what you invest in will be determined by your target clients' preferences.
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