New Hart’s Rules:
The Oxford Style Guide

Reliable style advice for anyone anywhere writing for print or online publication.

New Hart’s Rules provides essential style information for anyone working with the written word.

  • Help with understanding publishing terms
  • Clear advice on punctuation and hyphenation
  • Straightforward guidelines for correct capitalization
  • A dedicated chapter on the differences between US English and UK English
  • Guidance on clear citations of quotations and titles of works
  • Support with using bibliographies, notes, and indexes
For over a hundred years Hart’s Rules has been the authority on style for British writers and editors. With expanded coverage of how English is used around the world, it is now an indispensable resource for any translator, writer, editor, or student who prepares text for an international audience.

The latest edition of this guide has an increased focus on publishing in a digital age and has been updated in consultation with publishing experts and using the unrivaled resources of Oxford Dictionaries.

New Hart's Rules