Tip: Additional style books can be found in the General Collection at call numbers PE1111 through PN4700.
The Chicago Manual of Style University of Chicago Press
The Columbia Guide to Online Style Columbia University Press
Garner's Modern American Usage Oxford University Press
The Gregg Reference Manual Glencoe/McGraw-Hill
Harbrace College Handbook Harcourt Brace Jovanovich
Modern American Usage: A Guide Hill and Wang
The New York Times Manual of Style and Usage Times Books
Style Manual U.S. Government Printing Office
Word Guides function as alphabetical word lists with word divisions marked for easy reference to the division of words located at the end of lines. For Legal word guides, see the Legal Dictionaries guide.
Webster's Instant Word Guide Merriam
Many colleges and universities' libraries and writing programs have created online style guides. One of the many available online is the Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL): Research and Citation Resources.
This guide focuses on materials available at Jenkins. Public libraries, like the Free Library of Philadelphia, and academic libraries often have a larger collection of dictionaries, thesauri, and other reference materials. Academic libraries may have access restrictions and we recommend contacting them before visiting for their most up-to-date policy information.