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Indexing systems

Information is useful only to the extent that you can find it when you need it. 

For a non-paginated pad, you can:

  • Put page numbers on the upper-right of each right-hand page but not on the left (e.g., 1, 2, 3, etc.). 
  • Whenever you complete a page, put the page number in an index on the inside cover (front or back) and a few words to describe the content.
  • The page numbers in the index do NOT need to be in order, as you’ll be scanning for content, then referring to the page. 

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