Title Page: Page at the fornt of a book that tells the name of the book and other information including
the author and publisher.
Copyright page (verso page): Is usually on the back side of the title page. It tells you when the book was
copyrighted and published.
Table of Contents: A listing of everthing contained in the book, which normally includes divisions/chapters,
often with subtopics.
Appendix: Added information about topics in the body of the book and is located at the back of a book.
It may contain charts, tables, lists of resources, etc.
Glossary: The glossary is located at the end of a book. It
is located after the appendix, if there is one. It is an alphabetical list of words with definitions
that are used in the book. Glossaries and dictionaries operate under the same rules. Guide words are used in some
Guide Words: Are words printed at the top of a page in a dictionary, glossary and encyclopedia.
Guide words are in alphabetical order and used to maximize searching. The left guide word shows the first
entry on the page and the right guide word shows the last entry on the page.
Index: A search tool. An index is an alphabetical list of names and subjects together with page numbers
on which they appear in the text. It is the final part of a book.
Chapters: Divisions of a book allowing the author to address a new subject or episode.
Body: The main part of the book.
Bibliography: A list of books and other resources used for writing a book, doing a report or other project.
A bibliography includes the author, title, place of publication, publishing company, and the date published. It may
also include the page number where information is found and the date a website was last updated and viewed.
All materials are listed alphabetically according to the author's last name or the title.