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The Table of Contents (ToC)
Whether to include a ToC depends on (a) the direction in the guidelines, and (b) the complexity and length of the proposal.
Very brief proposals with few sections ordinarily do not need a table of contents; the guiding consideration in this is the reader's convenience.
Long and detailed proposals may require, in addition to a table of contents, a list of illustrations (or figures) and a list of tables.
If all of these are included, they should follow the order mentioned, and each should be numbered with lower-case Roman numerals. If they are brief, more than one can be put on a single page.
Updated in 2014 by Christine Black.
Originally produced by Don Thackrey.