chapter heading

What is chapter heading?

chapter heading meaning in Information Science terminology / glossary / dictionary is:

A display heading in a book or manuscript usually consisting of a roman numeral indicating the chapter number, followed by the chapter title, written or printed on the first page of the chapter in uniform style and position above the first paragraph of the text. Set in a type size larger than thetext and running heads, chapter heads are sometimes embellished with an illustration or head-piece in older editions. See also: chapter drop and dropped heads.


reference: ABC-CLIO