Running Head


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Running Head

A title that appears at the top of each page of a publication. The running head may be the name of a chapter, article or even the book or magazine.
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Of portability I will have more to say later, but we all access information in books randomly by riffling their pages (which is why we prefer books over the "sequential access" of microfilm), and publishers assist us in this activity with tables of contents, indexes, running heads, chapter titles and subheadings.
Placing the chapter title or section heading in a running head or foot can also aid navigation.
The tickets will help keep a running head count of how many people can be expected.
President Boris Yeltsin took a running head start last week on the election law that prohibits presidential candidates from advertising on radio, television or billboards before May 15.
One drawback to this collection is that the volume has no titles in the running heads and no separation between stories other than a line break.
Other learning features include key points, troubleshooting tips, a glossary, and topic-specific running heads on odd-numbered pages to make finding specific information easier.
The notes are grouped together at the back, where there are no running heads to identify the chapters to which the notes belong.