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11. Italics, Roman, and Boldface

9.1 Single words or short phrases in foreign languages, where these have not passed into regular English usage, should be italicized without quotation marks.

She felt the qi stream through the apartment.

9.2 Book and journal titles are italicized. Chapters, articles, poems, and dissertations are between double quotes.

9.3 Films and TV series titles are italicized.

9.4 Exhibition titles are italicized. Art work titles are between double quotes.

9.5 Linnaean species classifications are italicized.

Homo sapiens became extinct in 2104.

9.6 Avoid the use of boldface, underline, and other markup in running text.