Long titles, such as novels, movies, or record albums, should be italicized in general. For the names of shorter pieces of work, such as poems, essays, book chapters, songs, TV programs, and so on, use quote marks. Avoid using long words or phrases instead.
Full-text titles, such as books or newspapers, should be italicized. Short work titles, such as poems, essays, short tales, or chapters, should be surrounded by quotation marks. If the name of the book series is italicized, titles of books that are part of a larger body of work may be put in quotation marks. For example: "The Iliad" and "Beowulf".
Italicize the titles of longer publications, such as books, magazines, databases, and websites. Titles published in longer works, such as articles, essays, chapters, poetry, Web pages, songs, and speeches, should be surrounded by quote marks. In contrast, underline the titles of shorter publications, such as lists, tables, figures, and bibliographies.
It is acceptable to use both methods for the same title. For example, a book's title page may be printed in italics and its contents in roman type. Or, a publication may have a title page with only the first word printed in italics and the rest of the title in roman type.
In academic writing, the title page is usually presented first, before the body of the paper. Therefore, it is necessary to make sure that your editor does not remove or change any material from this page. Most journals require that the abstract be included on the title page or elsewhere in the manuscript.
Also called subheads. These are short phrases or sentences used as headings for sections of a document or presentation. They are often but not always printed in larger type than the main text. Examples include "Dangers Of Smoking", "Benefits Of Exercise", and "How To Start A Habit".
See also subtitle and topic sentence.
If the source is self-contained and independent, italicize the title. Italicized book, play, film, magazines, databases, and online titles are italicized. If the source is part of a larger work, put the title in quotation marks. Articles, articles, chapters, poems, websites, songs, and speeches are all surrounded by quote marks. Avoid using single or double quotes within the text itself. These should be used only to enclose actual words in quotations.
In APA, the title of your paper is not included in the reference list. Therefore, it is unnecessary to use any specific style for its citation. In TEXAS STANDARD ARTS & SCIENCE BOARDS CITATION styles, the title of a journal article or other publication can be cited in two ways: as part of the author's name or as a separate entry in the bibliography. The title should always be included with any information about the author. Use page numbers for articles and sections for books. Put the title in sentence case.
In Chicago/Turabian styles, the title of an article is included in the reference list along with other works by the same author or editor. It is necessary to use parentheses to indicate that the title is being referred to rather than quoted. The title should be placed in upper case and centered between the pages before printing or placing the paper into the Reference section of your Word document.