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Inclusive and Expansive Language

These resources are available to guide students and faculty in using non-biased language:

Well Chosen Words, a guide to understanding and using inclusive and expansive language, developed by the Racial Ethnic and Women’s Ministries/PW ministry area in consultation with the Advocacy Committee on Women’s Concerns of the Presbyterian Church (USA). 

The Chicago Manual of Style, 16th Ed.  (If login is required, use your library card number and pin.) See sections 5.221 through 5.230 for advice and examples on using bias-free language. This manual is also available in print at the E. M. White Library circulation desk.

The Concise Rules of APA Style (2010) See sections 1.12 through 1.17 for methods to remove bias from writing. This style guide is available at the E. M. White Library circulation desk.
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