This guideline aids in the selection and application of a filing system that will enable users to retrieve information. It describes three principal systems: alphabetic filing, subject filing, and numeric filing. In addition, it contains standard rules for indexing alphabetic data. This publication establishs a uniform file classification system while identifying and preserving a set order of records. Three informative appendices include instructions for indexing, factors to consider when using automated indexing systems, and exceptions for alphabetic indexing.
Note: This consolidated standard replaces the Alphabetic Filing Rules, Filing Procedures, Numeric Filing, and Subject Filing, all of which are now out of print and no longer available.
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