Required Page Elements
- Broad introduction paragraph
- Content Box
- Subsections w/ specific info
- References (MLA style + live links. Click here for 2009 MLA citation style help)
- Other Resources
- Broad Topic Category (Sports, Restaurants, etc.)
- Geography/Location - Town Name or City Sector (ex: Dewitt, downtown, Tipp Hill ) and by area (Armory Square, Jackson Square, etc.)
- Distance from campus (University Area / greater Syracuse / Central NY)
- Activity (snowshoeing, shopping, dining, etc.)
- Proper Name (Green Lakes Park, Lemongrass, etc.)
Additional tags should be negotiated within your group. For example, the Restaurants authors may decide that all restaurants will include a Type tag (Thai, Italian, etc.)
Note: no capitalization or punctuation will be used in tags. Ex: syracuse university, chucks, womens sports
Optional Page Elements
All external links should be live.
The two primary Syracuse campuses are referred to as the Main Campus (not North Campus) and South Campus.
2009 MLA. See here for an online guide: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/557/15/
Numbers and Symbols
Spell out numbers less than ten
seven days a week
12 angry men
$1.00, not 1 dollar.
Street Names & Types
Since MLA does not address this issue, we'll follow Associated Press style. Abbreviate St., Blvd., and Ave. only with numbered addresses.
10 Elm St., Albany,
16 Miller Road, Albany
He lives on Albany Street
Spell out and capitalize first through ninth when used as a street name. Use figures with two letters for 10th and above.
13 Fourth St.
4 13th St.
Photo Caption Content
Descriptive sentence, followed by image credit and license info.