Page footer

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In typography, a page footer (or simply footer) is text that is separated from the main body of text and appears at the bottom of a printed page.[1] It is different from a footnote in that it is typically uniform between pages.

In publishing and certain types of academic writing, the footer is often where the page number is contained.[1] In academic writing, it is often centered.[2] In a book, the footer usually appears on the outside corner of each page.

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  1. ^ a b Turabian, Kate L.; Wayne C. Booth, Gregory G. Colomb & Joseph M. Williams (2007). A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations (7th ed. ed.). Chicago: University of Chicago Press. p. 375. ISBN 978-0-226-82337-9. 
  2. ^ Chicago, University of (2010). The Chicago Manual of Style (16th ed. ed.). Chicago: The University of Chicago Press. ISBN 0-226-10420-6.