AP Stylebook & Webster’s New World Online
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Webster’s New World College Dictionary has been AP Stylebook’s first reference for spelling, style, usage and foreign geographic names for decades
Now AP is collaborating with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt to include the content of Webster’s New World College Dictionary in a new subscription service: AP Stylebook & Webster’s New World Online.
The Stylebook’s authoritative guidance is supported by about 185,000 definitions from Webster’s New World College Dictionary– together in a single, comprehensive resource for your writing and editing needs.
Under the new stewardship of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, you will benefit from a renewed commitment to dictionary definitions that are clear, precise, updated and reliable.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt launched Webster’s New World College Dictionary, Fifth Edition, Aug. 26 – the first new edition of AP Stylebook’s primary dictionary in 15 years. Subscribers to AP Stylebook & Webster’s New World Online get full access to that latest dictionary content.
Thoroughly reviewed and revised by an expert editorial staff, this new fifth edition includes nearly 5,000 new words and senses, including deleverage, hashtag, niqab and selfie. Since the 1930s, the Webster’s New World brand has been synonymous with rigorous research and clearly written, easily accessible definitions.
This mobile-optimized online subscription offers all the features of AP Stylebook Online, including:
- updates throughout the year, with email notifications as AP editors add or change entries
- access to Ask the Editor, where you can search thousands of previously answered questions in the archive and submit your own query to Stylebook editor David Minthorn
- the ability to create your own custom listings and add notes on entries
- phonetic spellings of hundreds of words and audio files so you can hear the right way to say names in the news.
- The Media Law Guide’s framework for understanding some of the legal questions commonly encountered in news gathering and publishing.
With Stylebook & Webster’s New World Online , a single search delivers results from both your trusted journalist’s resource and our primary dictionary, and clearly identifies the source of each entry.
Use your mobile-optimized Web-based subscription on your desktop, laptop, smartphone or tablet. Now we also offer a Microsoft Office app so you can use your Stylebook & Webster’s New World Online subscription to search or browse entries from within Microsoft Word, at no additional charge.
Rates are based on the number of users, with pricing available either for named users or concurrent users. The price per user decreases with more users and can be more affordable than hard copy books.
Subscriptions start at $35 for one year for a single user, or $21 for members of the AP not-for-profit news cooperative.
AP members with a valid MDM code or AP Billing Account Number qualify for discounted rates.
Returning Stylebook & Webster’s New World Online subscribers qualify for discounts on renewals. You can also find your renewal discount code on your account manager page, and in your renewal reminder emails.
Sign up for automatic annual renewal and save 20 percent your first year – plus 20 percent off your discounted renewal rate every additional year you continue to subscribe. It’s the most affordable way to stay in style.
You will gain access via an account activation email following your order receipt. Your one-year subscription starts when you activate your account.
If you need to buy Stylebook & Webster’s New World Online for a newsroom, a company, or other organization to allow you to share notes and custom entries across multiple users, learn more about named-user site licenses or concurrent-user IP-based site licenses.