Notebook

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A notebook (notepad, writing pad, drawing pad, legal pad) is a book or binder of paper pages, often ruled, used for purposes such as recording notes or memoranda, writing, drawing or scrapbooking.wikipedia
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Birchalls

In 1902, J.A. Birchall of Birchalls, a Launceston, Tasmania-based stationery shop, decided that the cumbersome method of selling writing paper in folded stacks of "quires" (four sheets of paper or parchment folded to form eight leaves) was inefficient.
In 1902 J.A. Birchall, owner of the store, invented the first commercial notepad.

Bookbinding

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Principal types of binding are padding, perfect, spiral, comb, sewn, clasp, disc, and pressure, some of which can be combined. Other bound notebooks are available that use glue to hold the pages together; this process is "padding".
First, there was Stationery binding (known as vellum binding in the trade) that deals with books intended for handwritten entries such as accounting ledgers, business journals, blank books, and guest log books, along with other general office stationery such as note books, manifold books, day books, diaries, portfolios, etc.

Disc-binding

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Disc-bound notebooks remove the open or closed operation by modifying the pages themselves.
Disc-binding is a type of notebook binding that uses discs to hold the sheets of paper.

Personal organizer

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Personal organizers can have various kinds of preprinted pages.
It is related to the separate desktop stationery items that have one or more of the same functions, such as appointment calendars, rolodexes, notebooks, and almanacs.

Police notebook

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Police officers are required to write notes on what they observe, using a police notebook.
A police notebook, pocket notebook or PNB is a notebook used by police officers in the United Kingdom to officially record details and incidents while on patrol.

Perforation

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It is frequently cheaper to purchase notebooks that are spiral-bound, meaning that a spiral of wire is looped through large perforations at the top or side of the page.
It is common for cheque-books, notebooks and legal pads to have perforations making it easier to tear out individual pages or leafs.

Graph paper

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The pages in lab notebooks are sometimes graph paper to plot data.
Graph paper is available either as loose leaf paper or bound in notebooks.

Exercise book

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When sewn into a pasteboard backing, these may be called composition books, or in smaller signatures may be called "blue books" or exam books and used for essay exams.
An exercise book or composition book is a notebook that is used in schools to copy down schoolwork and notes.

Ring binder

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Ring-bound and rod-bound notebooks secure their contents by threading perforated pages around straight or curved prongs.
Notebook

Writing material

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Writing material
The gross characterization of writing materials is by the material constituting the writing surface (for example, paper) and the number, size, and usage and storage configuration of multiple surfaces (for example, paper sheets) into a single object (for example, a spiral notebook).

Ruled paper

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A notebook (notepad, writing pad, drawing pad, legal pad) is a book or binder of paper pages, often ruled, used for purposes such as recording notes or memoranda, writing, drawing or scrapbooking.

Drawing

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A notebook (notepad, writing pad, drawing pad, legal pad) is a book or binder of paper pages, often ruled, used for purposes such as recording notes or memoranda, writing, drawing or scrapbooking.

Scrapbooking

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A notebook (notepad, writing pad, drawing pad, legal pad) is a book or binder of paper pages, often ruled, used for purposes such as recording notes or memoranda, writing, drawing or scrapbooking.

Launceston, Tasmania

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In 1902, J.A. Birchall of Birchalls, a Launceston, Tasmania-based stationery shop, decided that the cumbersome method of selling writing paper in folded stacks of "quires" (four sheets of paper or parchment folded to form eight leaves) was inefficient.

Coil binding

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Principal types of binding are padding, perfect, spiral, comb, sewn, clasp, disc, and pressure, some of which can be combined.

Comb binding

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Principal types of binding are padding, perfect, spiral, comb, sewn, clasp, disc, and pressure, some of which can be combined.

Spiral

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It is frequently cheaper to purchase notebooks that are spiral-bound, meaning that a spiral of wire is looped through large perforations at the top or side of the page.

Polyvinyl acetate

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Other bound notebooks are available that use glue to hold the pages together; this process is "padding".

Inventor's notebook

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Inventor's notebooks have page numbers preprinted to support priority claims.

Grey literature

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They may be considered as grey literature.

Shorthand

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In contrast, journalists prefer small, hand-held notebooks for portability (reporters' notebooks), and sometimes use shorthand when taking notes.

Lab notebook

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Scientists and other researchers use lab notebooks to document their experiments.

Surveying

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Land surveyors commonly record field notes in durable, hard-bound notebooks called "field books."

Coloring book

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The pages in coloring notebooks contain different adult coloring pages.