Tag Archives: Conventions

EU Interinstitutional Style Guide

EU style guideThe Interinstitutional Style Guide offers unform stylistic rules and conventions for use by the institutions, bodies, offices and agencies of the European Union. It contains conventions on grammar, punctuation, official names of institutions, currencies and legislation in 24 languages.

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Silabeador TIP

Silabeador TIP is a syllable splitter for the Spanish language created by the Instituto Universitario de Análisis y Aplicaciones Textuales of the Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. It takes into account the general rules of separation of syllables and formation of consonant groups, diphthongs, triphthongs and hiatuses that can be found in the following sources: Nueva gramática de la lengua española, Espasa Calpe (2009); DPD-RAE-2005, Diccionario panhispánico de dudas de la Real Academia Española – 1ª edición (2005); and Ortografía de la Lengua Española, edición revisada por las Academias de la Lengua Española y publicada por la Real Academia Española (1999).

HERNÁNDEZ-FIGUEROA, Zenón; CARRERAS-RIUDAVETS, Francisco J.; RODRÍGUEZ-RODRÍGUEZ, Gustavo. Automatic syllabification for Spanish using lemmatization and derivation to solve the prefix’s prominence issue. Expert Systems with Applications, 2013, vol. 40, no 17, p. 7122-7131. Available at http://tip.iatext.ulpgc.es
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All Acronyms

Allacronyms is a free human-edited website with more than 2,000,000 currently published acronyms and abbreviations. Its main goal is to provide a convenient online tool for those who need to quickly find an acronym definition or need to abbreviate a particular word or phrase. It can be filtered by subject areas and accepts suggestions from users.


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UPC English Style Guide

The UPC English Style Guide is a set of guidelines on writing institutional and academic texts in English at the University. It is part of the UPC’s Llibre d’estil lingüístic. The content of these guidelines is taken from the Vives University Network’s Interuniversity Style Guide for Writing Institutional Texts, an interuniversity project in which the UPC participated with the support of the Secretariat for Universities and Research of the Government of Catalonia.

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English Language & Usage

English Language & Usage Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for linguists, etymologists, and serious English language enthusiasts. It’s built and run by its users as part of the Stack Exchange network of Q&A sites. The aim is to build a library of detailed answers to every question about English language and usage.

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Models de documents per a la gestió universitària UPC

Models de document de la UPCEl Llibre d’estil lingüístic de la UPC conté l’apartat “Models de documents UPC“, que recull els models de documentació de la gestió universitària.

Aquests models inclouen informació sobre els apartats en què s’estructuren els documents i recomanacions sobre estil de redacció, fraseologia, terminologia i convencions gràfiques. A banda, també hi ha alguns exemples que faciliten la comprensió d’aquests continguts, i n’hi ha que tenen unes plantilles de Word que es poden fer servir com a base per elaborar els documents.

Actualment hi ha els documents següents: anunci, acta de reunió, carta, certificat, convocatòria de reunió, invitació, reglaments de la UPC, resolució i sol·licitud.


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NIST Reference on Constants, Units, and Uncertainty

The NIST Reference on Constants, Units, and Uncertainty provides detailed information on fundamental physical constants and the International System of Units (SI). It also offers guidance on expressing uncertainty in measurement.

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