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consecutive numbering method
a method in which consecutively numbered records are arrenged in ascendinig number order-- from lowest to the highest number
a serial list of numbers assigned to records in a numeric storage system; also called an accession book or numeric file list
a reference to a numeric file, organized alphabtically, that is used when the name or subject is known but not the assigned number
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
middle digit storage
a numeric storage method in which the middle digits are used as the primary division for organizing the filing system
a method by which records are filed in a date sequence, either in reverse sequence (with the most recent date on top) or forward sequence
duplex numeric coding
a coding system using numbers (or sometimes letters) with two or more parts separated by a dash, space, or comma
decimal numeric coding
a numeric method of classifying records by subject in units of ten and coded for arrangement in numeric order
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