Indexing: the manual of good practice

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K.G. Saur, 2001 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 489 pages
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"Indexing: The Manual of Good Practice" covers all aspects of whole document indexing of books, serial publications, images and sound materials. The book gives the purpose and principles of indexing, and covers areas such as managing the work, technology and other subject specialisations. The manual takes the reader through the basic principles of indexing on to expert approaches, and therefore has a broad appeal for both indexers and prospective indexers whether freelance or in-house. Contents include: What to index; Forming the index entries; Editing the text; Presentation and layout; Indexing serial publications; Images and audio materials; Electronic media; Managing the work; Technology; Reading lists; Useful addresses. "Indexing: The Manual of Good Practice" is an invaluable aid for practising indexes, librarians, students and lecturers on LIS courses with an indexing module, people who want a career in indexing, authors, archivists and record managers.

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Contents

CHAPTER TWO INDEXERS
24
CHAPTER THREE WHAT AND WHETHER TO INDEX
40
CHAPTER FOUR FORMING THE INDEX ENTRIES
67
CHAPTER FIVE EDITING AND PRESENTING
130
CHAPTER SIX SERIAL PUBLICATIONS
186
CHAPTER SEVEN IMAGES AND SOUND AUDIO
223
CHAPTER EIGHT SUBJECT SPECIALISMS
245
CHAPTER NINE LITERATURE FOR CHILDREN
298
CHAPTER TEN MANAGING THE WORK
317
CHAPTER ELEVEN TECHNOLOGY
375
CHAPTER TWELVE PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
407
INDEX
447
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