Container element for the textual front matter (such as introductions and prefaces) of a book
Not to be confused with <book-meta> which serves as a container element for bibliographic metadata about a book.
<!ELEMENT book-front %book-front-model; >
(label?, title*, (ack | bio | fn-group | glossary | notes | table-wrap | sec)*)
The following, in order:
<book> <book-meta>...</book-meta> <book-front> <title>About this book</title> <sec sec-type="miscinfo"> <title>The NCBI Handbook</title> <p>Bioinformatics consists of a computational approach to biomedical information management and analysis. It is being used increasingly as a component of research within both academic and industrial settings and is becoming integrated into both undergraduate and postgraduate curricula. The new generation of biology graduates is emerging with experience in using bioinformatics resources and, in some cases, programming skills.</p> ... </sec> </book-front> ... </book>