Indexing, a Handbook of Instruction

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Grafton & Company; New York, The H. W. Wilson Company, 1921 - Indexing - 137 pages
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Page 24 - ... special knowledge must not be assumed on the part of the searcher. The end of this introduction is also the most appropriate place in which to define the meanings attached throughout this manual to the technical terms which are conveniently employed in writing of indexing for the purpose of definiteness of instruction without waste of words. DEFINITIONS Entry — words forming line (or lines) in an index which mention or describe any item whatever of subject-matter. Subject-entry — an entry...
Page 25 - Tlie from the beginning to the end) of the title of a book, essay, song, etc. Entry-word — the first word of an entry. Heading — the entry word followed by any other (or others) necessary for its meaning. Sub-heading — the word, or first significant group of words following the entry-word or heading. Sub-entry — the part of the entry following the entry-word or heading, ie the whole entry minus the entry-word or heading. Sub-index— an index within an index, ie entries (= sub-index entries)...
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Page 24 - ... arranged in alphabetical or other chosen order. (BS 3700:1964). Such words or symbols express the subject or idea to which reference is given and appear at the beginning of the entry. 3. The entry word followed by any other (or others) necessary for its meaning. 4. The word or words at the top of a page, chapter or section. 5. (Book production, Printing) Sub-headings which divide chapters and comprise CROSS-HEADS, INCUT NOTE, MARGINAL NOTES, SHOULDER-HEADS, SIDEHEADS (qq.v.). 6. (Information...

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