FORMAT AND ARRANGEMENT

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3.7  Table of Contents (TOC)

(1 or more pages) required

Each entry shown should have a page number with leader dots from entry to page number. The page number should be flush the right margin. The heading TABLE OF CONTENTS should be centered and capitalized at the top of the page text area followed by two lines of space. The divisions shown in the TOC must agree, in wording and style, with the divisions in the text. All front matter beginning with the List of Tables and all back matter pages should be shown in the TOC. Main headings should be shown in capital letters both in the TABLE OF CONTENTS and in the text headings. APPENDICES should be shown in the TOC. Continuing pages must be headed, TABLE OF CONTENTS (continued), if the table of contents is longer than one page.

Page Numbering: This page number (in lower case roman numbers) is the next number in the sequence following the last page of the previous section. The TOC page number follows the Abstract or Acknowledgements (or perhaps the Dedication, if used) page number.

  • page number follows the Abstract or Acknowledgements (or perhaps the Dedication, if used) page number.
  • The ABSTRACT, ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS, and DEDICATION parts are not included in the TABLE OF CONTENTS.

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