What you need to know
MIT relies on a set of catalog standards to maintain a consistent style throughout the Bulletin and its affiliated publications. Review our resources, using the links at left, for crafting your catalog listings.
The MIT Bulletin Help website, created by the Reference Publications Office, includes an additional style guide along with basic instructions for using the CourseLeaf catalog management system and tips for working with the MIT Bulletin.
Some key points to remember:
- When creating subject titles, keep in mind our rules for naming a subject and naming a special subject.
- Often, abbreviated subject titles are needed to accommodate transcript restrictions.
- We have compiled best practices for writing subject descriptions.
- The style guide is our internal reference for creating or editing subject listings.