Indexing: the manual of good practice
"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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CHAPTER TWO INDEXERS
CHAPTER THREE WHAT AND WHETHER TO INDEX
CHAPTER FOUR FORMING THE INDEX ENTRIES
CHAPTER FIVE EDITING AND PRESENTING
CHAPTER SIX SERIAL PUBLICATIONS
CHAPTER SEVEN IMAGES AND SOUND AUDIO
CHAPTER EIGHT SUBJECT SPECIALISMS
CHAPTER NINE LITERATURE FOR CHILDREN
CHAPTER TEN MANAGING THE WORK
CHAPTER ELEVEN TECHNOLOGY
CHAPTER TWELVE PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS