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What are the definitions of the content section types in HeinOnline search results?

Used for an Appendix only. Appendices are named Appendix, Appendices, or Appendixes and are very easily identifiable.

Used for an article in a law journal or periodical. Will be labeled as article on the table of contents most of the time. Other times, these may be listed as “feature,” or will just look like the main focus of an issue.

Used for court cases. Commonly used in the U.S. Supreme Court Library, or in State Reports as the division type for the group of cases that you will tag together.

ONLY used for something that is explicitly called a chapter, in any kind of book or serial.

Introductions, Forwards, Prefaces, Acknowledgements, Lectures, Transcripts, Speeches, Essays

Table of Contents, List of Contents, Summary of Contents

Not used often. If you have a book that is divided up into a list of countries, you could use this division type.

Anything that is noted as decisions. Will possibly be used in a law journal. Can be interchangeable with Cases in some circumstances.

Usually only seen in a Law Journal. Editorials are ALWAYS called Editorials, and that is the only thing this division type is used for.

ANY type of list, excluding a table of cases. Indices, Bibliographies, Lists of any kind get the Index division type.

This will cause any tags under it to be indented. Mostly used in law journals, but can also be used to denote separate volumes that are bound together.
Usually used in law journals that have a “recent legislation” section or something like that. It will likely be obvious that this is the correct division type.

Used when journals are tagged to the issue – instead of issue tags for this, you will use the miscellaneous division type.
Also used in the case of a periodical that has a bunch of “junk sections” tagged together. For example, bar journals often have a bunch of sections like classified, bar notes, members, letters, etc. that we would all tag together as “Miscellaneous Documents,” and use the miscellaneous division type.

In Serials: When something is labeled a “Note” on the TOC, use “Notes.”
In Books: If something is not a chapter, use “Notes”
In any case: If you are tagging a bunch of stuff together, call it “Notes”
Notes can sometimes be a catch-all division type. If you are in doubt about what something should be labeled, use “Notes.”

Used for Book Reviews in periodicals. These will be clearly labeled.

Used ONLY for tables of cases, which look a lot like indexes, except that they are lists of court cases. These will often be actually labeled “Table of Cases,” but might also have some variation. If you see a list of cases, e.g. Party A vs. Party B, use this division type.

Used ONLY for a title page. Title Pages are the page that precedes any other material in a book with the title on it. Do not use this for anything that is not a title page and this should only ever be used at the beginning of a book or serial.

Rarely used, ignore.

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