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Capitalize major words in titles, subtitles, and headings of publications, musical compositions, plays (stage and screen), radio and television programs, movies, paintings and other works of art, software programs, websites and weblogs, electronic systems, trademarks, and names of ships, airplanes, spacecraft, awards, corporations, and monuments. Do not capitalize a coordinating conjunction, an article, or a preposition of 3 or fewer letters, except when it is the first or last word in a title or subtitle. (For more on typeface rules when referring to works of art, see , Typography, Specific Uses of Fonts, Italics, and , Punctuation, Quotation Marks, Titles.)

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