Hypertext as an element of multimedia reference book

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The article considers hypertext as a specific way to organize information in modern reference books. Since the vast majority of modern dictionaries and ency-clopedias are published in the format of multimedia resources, hypertext is considered from the point of view of its application in such types of reference books. The purpose of this article is to study the phenomena of multimedia and hypertext and define a hypertext as an integral element of a multimedia reference book. An effective editor’s work on multimedia reference book involves understanding of hypertext characteristics, to build correctly a system of relations between the information units in this information product.

Keywords: hypertext, hypertextuality, multimedia, reference books.

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