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Chapter 13. Glossary Guidelines > When to Include a Glossary

When to Include a Glossary

If you are documenting new technology, a glossary is almost mandatory. An audience that is unfamiliar with the topic can probably benefit from a major set of definitions.

To decide whether you need a glossary for your book, consider your content. If your content describes a new product with many new vocabulary words that you define within the text, include a glossary.


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