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Inside Back Cover. The opposite side of the back cover in a magazine, booklet, or brochure.

Miniature pictures, on-screen or in printed material, that represent a single function, object, or idea.

Inside Front Cover. The opposite side of the front cover of a magazine, booklet, or brochure.

Usually describes line art drawings, but can also be used to describe photographs and other illustrative artwork.

image area:
The area of a page that can be printed upon, surrounded by non-image areas, or margins.

image assembly:
The process of stripping negatives or positives together on a flat before platemaking.

image editing:
The process of changing and manipulating photographs and other graphics, usually performed electronically using software applications such as Adobe Photoshop.

A class of typesetters that can reproduce graphics as well as type at high-resolution onto photo-sensitive paper or film.

To arrange and position pages in order to meet press, folding, and bindery requirements.

A layout of how pages need to be positioned in order to meet press, folding, and bindery requirements.

The image caused by the pressure of the printing plate or blanket as the paper is printed.

impression cylinder:
The cylinder on a printing press that comes in contact with the paper and causes the image to be transferred to the paper.

The name and/or logo a publisher uses on a book. Some publishers have more than one imprint.

in print:
Books that are currently available for sale from publishers.

Functions performed within the company rather than by outside contractors.

A detailed listing in the back matter of a book that provides the location(s) of specific references organized alphabetically.

india ink:
A black ink used for drawing and preparing artwork for reproduction.

When another party besides the copyright owner reproduces a copyrighted work, in whole or in part, without the copyright owner's permission.

initial cap:
A capital letter at the beginning of a paragraph that rests on the first baseline and rises above the x-height of the other letters.

ink fountain:
The device that stores and supplies the ink to the inking rollers on a printing press.

ink holdout:
The degree to which paper resists ink penetration.

ink mist:
Threads of ink.

A device that measures the tack, or cohesion, of printing inks.

A printed piece that is not part of the original publication but is bound into a magazine, newspaper, or other printed piece.

insertion order:
An order form used by advertising agencies and ad sales reps to fulfill an advertiser's request to place an ad in a specific issue or series of issues of a publication.

Any type of media that allows the user to influence and react to it.

The collection of networks that communicate via TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol) throughout the world. Also called the Net.

IP address:
Internet Protocol address. A four-part set of numbers separated by dots that identifies a machine on the Internet.

International Standard Book Number. A unique number provided by R.R. Bowker/Reed Reference Publishing and assigned by the publisher that identifies the binding, edition, and publisher of a book.

Integrated Services Digital Network. A type of computer network that transfers data via phone lines.

Internet Service Provider. An organization that provides or sells access to the Internet to individuals and other organizations.

A style of type in which the letterforms slant toward the right, used for emphasis and titles of books, magazines, and so forth.

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