Books and Articles:Guiding Principles for Presentation of Text


  • Documentation Research and Training Centre, Bangalore, 3, India


Discusses the need for and helpfulness of guiding principles for the presentation of a text of an article or a book - for the arrangement of ideas, for the verbal plane, for structuring the text, and marking off the structural elements. Indicates the parallel between the classification of subjects by the librarian and the analysis and synthesis of subjects by an author. Enumerates with examples, some guiding principles helpful for the arrangement of ideas, and for the verbal plane, to avoid homonyms, synonyms and to ensure clarity and transparency of expression. A helpful method of structuring the text and marking off the structural elements is given.

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Library Management

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