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Want to see what the Seven Wonders of the World looked like? Did you know that there is another Seven Sisters? And did you know that a completely searchable version of the AP Stylebook is available online? Here's a collection of nuggets about the newsroom bible.

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The authors of "online!: a reference guide to using internet sources" have shared their guide to styles used by MLA, APA, Chicago and the CBE (Council of Biology Editors).

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Dictionary.com links to a collection of style, grammar and usage sites, including a few on writing for the Web.

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Newswatch at the Center for Integration and Improvement of Journalism turned its diversity guide into a group effort, enlisting the help of several associations.

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The South Asian Journalists Association calls its stylebook a work in progress, and more of a reminder than a reference work. Both descriptions don't do it justice.

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The National Lesbian & Gay Journalist Association's stylebook supplement on LGBT issues includes the explanation that LGBT is an acronym for “lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender.” And note that the word is "transgender," not "transgendered."

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GLAAD's Media Reference Guide starts with an introduction to "fair, accurate & inclusive coverage" and continues through eight more comprehensive sections. Not only does the guide cover offensive terminology to avoid but it also includes what other styles guides have to say.

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The online home for the University of Chicago Press publication offers a Q&A section for authors puzzled by a style point, as well as a tools page for more help. The manual is scheduled to be searchable online by September 2006 on a subscription basis. Search the Internet, though, and you'll find several sites with guides and help sections for Chicago style.

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The Modern Language Association does not put its style guide online, but it does offer this FAQ. If you search the Internet, you'll find plenty of resource sites.

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This guide by the Online Writing Lab at Purdue answers some of the common questions about the style guidelines used by the American Psychological Association.

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