[Athen] [ATHEN] What to call Back Matter

Ron Stewart ron.stewart at dolphinusa.com
Fri May 18 07:13:00 PDT 2007

It you are worried about calling it BM call it back since that is what it
is. Dann when did you worry about being PC anyway?


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From: athen-bounces at athenpro.org [mailto:athen-bounces at athenpro.org] On
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Sent: Friday, May 18, 2007 9:48 AM
To: Access Technologists in Higher Education Network
Subject: Re: [Athen] What to call Back Matter

Dan -

"Back Matter" is it. It tends to be more of a production term, though:
you don't often (I don't think) see "Back Matter" in a table of

Since it's an in-house term, you could start calling it "end stuff" or
"final gunk" or....... ;)

On a Friday at the end of the semester, I'm not so sure it's a bad thing
to keep something around that makes people laugh!


Quoting "Berkowitz, Daniel J" <djbrky at bu.edu>:

> Hello all,


> We are playing around with our digital book production and know that

> the

> term "Back matter" is typically used to denote the appendices,

> bibliographies, etc.


> I am wondering if there is more standardized term or should we just

> keep

> using "Back matter"?


> Unfortunately, "BM" draws goggles from my staff.



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