What Is Title Case?
In title case, the first letters of all words —except those given below —are capitalized.
The following words should not be capitalized:
· Articles (a, an, and the)
· Coordinating conjunctions (for, and, nor, but, or, yet, so —FANBOYS)
· The words to and as
· Part of a proper name that is lowercased in the text (e.g., de and von)
· Prepositions, except when they are stressed (e.g., through in A River Runs
Through It) or are part of a Latin expression used adverbially or adjectivally (e.g.,
The title given below is represented in title case.
What Should Not Be Capitalized in Title Case
Here, in is not capitalized because it is a preposition.
Look at the following subheading represented in title case:
Analysis of the Crystal Structure by Using Method A
Here, of and by are not capitalized because they are prepositions and the is not capitalized
because it is an article.