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This tag should be used for questions about glossaries, such as questions about when to use a glossary, how to format it or how to automatically generate it.

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Best way to handle foreign language words and pronunciation guidelines when editing an autobiography written in English?

I am in the process of editing a handwritten autobiography given to me by a now-deceased Romani 'uncle', a family friend who was a display and set designer in Hollywood, New York and Chicago. Here is ...
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Do I need to put the references where I extracted the word meanings for my glossary?

I am writing my thesis protocol and I use many technical definitions, some of them not related to my career. If I copy paste for those definitions, should I include the reference where I took it from? ...
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Does a glossary make sense in a computer science thesis

I am currently writing my master thesis in computer science, more specifically on voice activity detection, a sub-area of automatic speech recognition using neural networks. I asked my supervisor if I ...
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Glossary in my book

While writing my book, I have noticed that not a lot of people, that read my draft understand half of the things I'm talking about. So I added a glossary at the end that they could reference via a ...
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How to include a list of terms (glossary) in a scholarly paper (IEEE format)?

I am currently writing my Bachelor's thesis and I have produced a list of terms that I plan on including in the attachments. The description of each term is directly copied from search engine results ...
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In searchable documentation, what function does a glossary serve?

I work (with a team) on a large documentation set for a complex software product. We publish HTML and have built-in search (plus, of course, there's Google). The doc set has a glossary, which ...
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Where should index and glossary appear in a report?

I am writing my thesis and now wonder whether I should typeset index and glossary as an appendix or after them. There's no department-level accepted writing style, so my adviser's opinion might be ...
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