running head

What is running head?

running head meaning in Information Science terminology / glossary / dictionary is:

The line of type printed above the text at the top of a page. In a book, it usually gives the title of the work on the verso and the chapter title on the recto. In periodicals, the running head gives the name of the publication, issue date, and page number and may also include the volume number and issue number. Some books and periodicals are printed without running heads. Synonymous with headline and page head.


reference: ABC-CLIO