Definitions for "Running head"
Text such as the title, chapter, or section headings that is repeated on the tops of pages of a book.
the word that appears at the top of each page to help the user find the exact place in the alphabet. On the left-hand page the running head is the first entry on the page; on the right-hand page it is the last entry.
a heading printed at the top of every page (or every other page) of a book