Capital letters are used with:
* the first word in a sentence or direct quotation
# They like hamburgers.
* names of persons and the word "I"
# Jerry, Jill and I went shopping.
* names of particular places
# We like to go to the Abbey in Ely Center.
* names of the days of the week, months, and holidays
# Christmas falls on December 25 every year.
* names of commercial products
# Our copy machine is made by Xerox.
* names of organizations such as religious and political groups, associations, companies, unions and clubs
# Many people are members of the National Association of the Deaf.
* words in titles of books, magazines, newspapers, articles, stories, poems, films, television shows, songs, papers that you write
# Gallaudet Today is an informative magazine.
However, a word like a, an, the, but, for, and is not capitalized unless it is the first word of the title or the first word after a colon.
* Perspectives on Deafness: A Deaf American Monograph was edited by Mervin D. Garretson.
* On the Green is an in-house Gallaudet publication for faculty and staff.