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Numeric records management ch. 9

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accesstion log
a serial list of numbers assigned to records in a numeric storage system
alphabetic index
a reference to a numeric file, organized alphabetically, that is used when the name or subject is known but not the assigned number.
alphanumeric coding
a coding system that combines letters and numbers, in combination with punctuation marks, to develop codes for classifying and retrieving information.
block-numeric coding
a coding system based on the assignment of number ranges to subjects.
chronologic storage
a method by which records are filed in date sequence, either in reverse sequence or forward sequence.
consecutive numbering method
a method in which consecutively numbered records are arranged in ascending number order from the lowest number to the highest number.
decimal-numeric coding
a numeric method of classifying records by subject in units of ten and coded for arrangement in numeric order.
duplex-numeric coding
a coding system using numers with two or more parts separated by a dash, space, or comma.
middle-digit storage
a numeric storage method in which the middle digits are used as the primary division for organizing the filing system.
nonconsecutive numbering
a system of numbers that has blocks of numbers omitted.
numeric records management
any classification system for arranging records that is based on numbers.
terminal-digit storage
a numeric storage method in which the last two or three digits of each number are used as the primary division under which a record is filed and groups of numbers are read from right to left.