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24 Cards in this Set

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Official log listing the names to which numbers have already been assigned. (3)
Accession record
Classification system based on the 26 letters of the alphabet as the phimary divisions. (3)
Alphabetic filing system
Combination of alphabetic characters and nubmers used in a filing code. (3)
Alphanumeric code
Numeric codes that represent geographic zones for telephone networks across the United States. (3)
Area codes
Groups (blocks) of numbers that are reserved for records that have a common feature or characteristic. (3)
Block codes
Filing system that utilizes calendar dates as the significant divisions of the system. (3)
Chronological system
Filing system that expands a simple numeric arrangement in which the major divisions of a subject (topic) are subdivided and assigned a number, followed by a decimal point and one or more digits for further subdivisions. (3)
Decimal-numeric system
Most widely know decimal-numeric filing classification system primarily used for cataloging library books into ten general categories. (3, 6)
Dewey Decimal System
Filing system in which file numbers may have two or more sets of code numbers separated by a dash, comma, period or space. (3)
Duplex numeric system
One or more filing units (the total name, a number, or a subject) used for filing purposes. (3)
Filing segment
Procedure to follow in establishing consistent filing rules and developing the documentation needed to support he rules applied within a given organization. (3)
Filing standard
A number, a letter, a word, or any combination of those that form a character string used for filing. (3)
Filing unit
Classification system in which records are arranged alphabetically according to geographic locations. (3)
Geographic filing system
Alphanumeric filing classification system developed in the early 1900s used for cataloging library books according to 21 major areas of knowledge that includes one or two alphabetic letters and a series of numbers that designate subdivisions within categories. (3,6)
Library of Congress System
Numeric filing system typically used for numbers with six digits or fewer in which the middle digits are the primary indexing unit. (3)
Middle-digit system
Numeric code assigned to an item that takes on additional meaning about the item. (3)
Mnemonic code
Indirect-access system that consists of various combinations of numeric codes assigned to names of individuals, organizations, or subjects. (3)
Numeric filing system
Straight numeric filing system in which files are arranged in consecutive order, from the lowest number to the highest number; also known as serial files. (3)
Sequential files
Straight numeric filing system in which files are arranged in consecutive order, from the lowest number to the highest number; also known as sequential files. (3)
Serial files
Alphanumeric code that includes an alphabetic letter (the first letter of the name being coded) and three numbers representing the consonant sounds in the name. (3)
Soundex code
Classification system in which records are arranged in alphabetical order according to topics or categories. (3)
Subject filing system
Numeric filing system in which the primary indexing units are the lst digits (terminal digits) in the number. (3)
Terminal-digit filing
Zone Improvement Program Codes that are used by the U.S. Postal Service to expedite mail deliveries throughout the United States. (3,10)
ZIP + 4 codes
Card containing reference information for files using a numeric or alphnumeric classification system; a backup for numeric and alphanumeric systems that consists of cards filed alphabetically, providing a complete list of names or subjects already included in the filing system; individual cards or computer listing of all names in alphabetic order to which numbers have been assigned. (1, 2 & 3)
Relative index