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Indexing, a Handbook of Instruction - Primary Source Edition
George Edward Brown
No preview available - 2014
according Aktiengesellschaft alpha alphabetical arrangement alphabetical order alphabetical position betical book or periodical chapter chief Christian name classified compiling correctness corresponding cross-reference cross-referencing definite denote descriptive drafting entries E. T. Cook entries relating entry sheets entry slips entry-word or heading example Factory Act Fielden's Gallery galley proofs groups of entries Illegitimacy indented indented style index entries index or register indicate inserted italic type item of subject-matter J. M. W. Turner joint-stock companies kind labour last issue League of Nations letters main index manual marked for entry-words matter name index name-entries names of firms necessary numbers occur page numbers particular practice printed printer proof Re-indexing reciprocal reference regards repeat mark require revised edition rule searcher separate Smith specific entries style of setting style of type-setting sub-entries sub-heading sub-index entries subject-entries surname tion title-entries titles of sub-indexes volume W. H. Smith whole word
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...