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Voice and Tone
Characteristics of our clear, helpful, and welcoming voice.
Writing About the Library
Names and styles for describing the library and our locations, including for attribution.
Writing for People
We center readability by using plain language and active voice, among other strategies.
Writing About People
We practice humanity and respect individuals in our language choices to reduce harm.
Grammar and Style
Guidelines that broadly follow the Associated Press Stylebook with a focus on clarity.
Frequently used vocabulary.