Indexes and Indexing: Guide to the Indexing of Books, and Collections of Books, Periodicals, Music, Recordings, Films and Other Material, with a Reference Section and Suggestions for Further Reading

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Benn, 1969 - Indexing - 223 pages
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Contents

Acknowledgements
9
A little history
16
THE INDEXING OF BOOKS
23
Different types of material and their indexing
101
The indexing of music and recordings
110
The indexing of films
116
The indexing of periodicals
124
Compiling and arranging a bibliography
130
The future
150
Mechanised indexing
157
Conclusion
165
Schedule of standard proof correction marks
177
Specimen page of corrected proof of index
183
A dozen rules for arranging index entries
190
An examination for indexers
196
Outline answers to the examination paper
207

Business indexing
137
Coordinate indexing
143
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