Please enter the Published Name of the Authority Document.

Look at the cover and the copyright notice for the Authority Document you are examining. You must now enter the official, published name of the Authority Document as you find it there. The capitalization you use might not be consistent with what you see in the document.

Rules

1.   Look at the cover and the copyright notice for the Authority Document you are examining.

2.   Write the originating body, country, state, etc. first.

3.   Include the title of the chapter, section, etc.

4.   Capitalize the first letter of every word except articles: a, an, the; coordinating conjunctions: and, but, or, for, nor, etc.; and prepositions (fewer than five letters): on, at, to, from, by, etc.

The following conventions are the same for both Common and Published names.

 

Convention

Common Name

Published Named

Incorrect Common Name

Incorrect Published Name

Section vs §

Write out the word sec tion(s) in place of the section symbol (§).

Code of Alabama, Sections

13A-8-190 thru 13A-8-201

Code of Alabama, Article 10, The Consumer Identity Protection Act, Sections 13A-8-190 thru 13A-8-201

Code of

Alabama § 13A-8-190 thru § 13A-8-201

Code of Alabama, Article 10, The Consumer Identity Protection Act, §§ 13A-8-190 thru 13A-8-201

thru vs through

Use thru when indicating continuous sections.

Delaware Code, Title 6, Subtitle II, Chapter 12B, Sections

12B-101 thru 104

Delaware Code, Title 6, Commerce and Trade, Subtitle II, Other Laws Relating to Commerce and Trade, Chapter 12B, Computer Security Breaches, Sections 12B-101 thru 104

Code of Alabama, Sections 13A-8-190 through 13A-8-201

Delaware Code, Title 6, Commerce and Trade, Subtitle II, Other Laws Relating to Commerce and Trade, Chapter 12B, Computer Security Breaches, Sections 12B-101 through 104

Commas

Commas follow the name of a document and precede any sections, chapters, or titles.

Arizona Revised Statutes, Title 44, Chapter 33,

Article 1, Section 44-7601

Arizona Revised Statutes, Title 44, Chapter 33, Article 1, Section 44-7601, Discarding and Disposing of Records Containing Personal Identifying Information

Arizona Revised Statutes Title 44

Chapter 33 Article 1

Section 44-7601

Arizona Revised Statutes Title 44 Chapter 33 Article 1 Section

44-7601 Discarding and Disposing of Records Containing Personal Identifying Information

Hyphens

Write a hyphen when it exists in the title of an AD, between numbers, in the name of an organization, etc.

 

 

 

 

Parenthetical acronyms

Parenthetical acronyms are only used in Common Names and do not replace the use of the document’s name.

Australian Government Information Security Manual (ISM)

Australian Government Information Security Manual

Australian Government ISM

Australian Government Information Security Manual (ISM)

Cataloging a series

Always enter the series title first. Add a colon and space “: ” after the series title and before the title of the Authority Document.

IT Examination Handbook: Business Continuity Planning (BCP)

IT Examination Handbook: Business Continuity Planning

IT Examination Handbook - Business Continuity Planning (BCP)

or

Business Continuity Planning (BCP) handbook

or

IT Examination Handbook series: Business Continuity Planning (BCP)

IT Examination Handbook - Business Continuity Planning

or

Business Continuity Planning handbook

or

IT Examination Handbook series: Business Continuity Planning

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