8.196 What to Italicize. Titles of movies and of television and radio programs are italicized. A single episode in a television series is set in roman and enclosed in quotation marks.
the classic movie Gone with the Wind
The Godfather II
PBS’s Sesame Street
WFMT’s From the Recording Horn
“Casualties, ” an episode in the Fortunes of War, a Masterpiece Theater series
the ten o’clock news
Formal names of broadcast networks, channels, and the like are set in roman.
Voice of America
the Discovery Channel
The Sundance and Disney channels
8.197 Analogy to print. Any work available on the Internet or as a CD-ROM (or part of a CD-ROM), whether or not it also exists in print for, is treated in the same way as the works described in 8.164-95. In other words, periodicals or complete works are italicized; articles or sections of work are set in roman and, where appropriate, enclosed in quotation marks. For citing electronic works (including such works such a databases ir DVDs) in notes or bibliographies, see chapter 17.
8.198 On line Sources. Works available on line are treated much the same as printed matter: books or book-length works are italicized; articles, poems, short stories, and the like are set in roman and enclosed in quotation marks. For citing online material, see chapter 17.
An excerpt from Albert Borgemann’s 1999 book Holding on to Reality can be found on the University of Chicago Press Web site.
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8.199 Web sites. Web sites, if titled, should be set in roman, headline style, without quotation marks. For typographic treatment of URLs, see 6.17, 6.82, 6.110,6.119, 7.44.
8.200 Electronic files. File names may be italicized or set in roman, capitalized or lowercased 79.