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[′sȯrs ‚däk·yə·mənt]
(computer science)
The original medium containing the basic data to be used by a data-processing system, from which the data are converted into a form which can be read into a computer. Also known as original document.

source document

Any paper form onto which data are written. Order forms and employment applications are but two of myriad examples.
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Auditors must also verify over-the-road fuel purchases or bulk fuel withdrawals, using original source documents, such as sales receipts, credit-card receipts, automated vendor-generated invoices or transaction listings.
Research Institute of America's (RIA) Checkpoint comprises several databases, including the Federal Tax Coordinator 2d and the United States Tax Reporter, as well as a full library of source documents and specialized services, such as estate planning and employee benefits.
For an alternative assignment, involve youth in selecting key primary source documents from one of these digital collections and integrating them into a presentation using an online tool such as Prezi <http:// prezi.com/>.
Companies will appreciate the ability to view a check register on screen and double-click to see the entire source document.
Use a primary source document such as a letter to generate curiosity, stimulate discussion, and provoke questions.
Impact/ACCESS GDCS (Government Documents Catalog Service) includes Web-based access to more than 400,000 catalog records for government publications from 1976 to the present and gives the library patron the ability to click on a record's URL and jump via the Web to the full-text source document.
"Docutronics will support and complement Moody's Financial Information Services (FIS) division's entrance into the SEC source document market," said John A.
This unit is divided into four sections: (1) "Introduction"; (2) "Lesson 1: From Territory to State" (Alabama Governors; Capitols of Alabama; 12 primary source documents); (3) "Lesson 2: Frontier Justice" (seven primary source documents); and (4) "Lesson 3: Alabama Fever" (one worksheet; one primary source document).
This unit is divided into six sections: (1) "Introduction"; (2) "Lesson 1: A Map Can Tell a Story" (Map of Alabama; one primary source document); (3) "Lesson 2: Petticoat Power" (General Suggestions for Analyzing a Document; two primary source documents); (4) "Lesson 3: We Have...No Member...Who Can Speak" (two primary source documents); (5) "Lesson 4: An Opposite View" (one primary source document); and (6) "Lesson 5: Voting after the Constitution" (Synopsis of Voting Requirements; three primary source documents).
During the cross-examination Mr Zia said the audit report of the said company that the son ex-PM, Hassan Nawaz, had provided to the JIT was mistakenly mentioned as source document. 'It is a mistake that it was mentioned as source document.
The JIT's communication with the law firm had not been included in the JIT report, nor had it been exhibited in court as evidence, since it was classified as a source document.