It’s important that there’s standardization of frequently used terms. Some examples:
- e-book not ebook. (E-book when used in a header or title.)
- e-journal not ejournal. (E-journal when used in a header or title.)
- catalog not catalogue.
- web not Web.
- website not web site.
- e-mail not email (E-mail when used in a header or title.)
- Internet / internet: Capitalize when used as a noun (i.e. "on the Internet") but not when used as an adjective (i.e. "internet resources)
- database not research database or online database.
Examples when referring to library products or services:
- Interlibrary Loan not ILL.
- WorldCat not WorldCat Local.
- research Guide not LibGuide(s). Only refer to LibGuides as the product not the content.
- page not tab: More about this distinction on the Getting Started page.