Indexing: The Manual of Good Practice

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Walter de Gruyter, Feb 6, 2013 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 503 pages
 

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Contents

Readership
247
Form and Detail of Entries
248
Specialist Areas
249
Law
251
References
262
Medicine
263
References
274
References
281

General Knowledge
34
Special Subject Knowledge
35
Neutrality of the Indexer
36
How They Index
37
Who Should Not Be an Indexer?
38
References
39
CHAPTER THREE WHAT AND WHETHER TO INDEX
40
Indexable Parts of Documents Which to Index Which to Ignore
41
Indexable Content
49
Sensitive Content
62
Revisions of Indexes
63
Index Density Depth of Indexing
64
References
65
CHAPTER FOUR FORMING THE INDEX ENTRIES
67
Indicating the Position the Locators
107
CrossReferences
118
Preparation for Editing
127
References
128
CHAPTER FIVE EDITING AND PRESENTING THE INDEX
130
What May Need to be Done
135
Alphabetical Arrangement
150
Presentation and Layout
167
References
185
CHAPTER SIX SERIAL PUBLICATIONS
186
What is a Serial Publication?
188
Serial Types and Their Characteristics
189
Why is Indexing a Serial Any Different from Indexing a Book?
199
Working Arrangements
221
References
222
CHAPTER SEVEN IMAGES AND SOUND AUDIO RECORDINGS
223
Images Categorization and Features
229
Sound Materials Categorization and Features
239
References
243
CHAPTER EIGHT SUBJECT SPECIALISMS
245
Genealogy and Family History
282
Science and Technology
286
References
293
References
297
CHAPTER NINE LITERATURE FOR CHILDREN
298
Documentary Forms
301
The Indexing Needs and Information Skills of Children
302
Characteristics of Indexes for Children
304
Fiction Indexing
313
The Nature and Value of the Work
314
References
315
CHAPTER TEN MANAGING THE WORK
317
The Home Office
322
Sources of Information
326
Financial Aspects of Freelancing
337
Ways of Working
352
Client Relations
364
Ethics and Professional Responsibilities
372
References
373
CHAPTER ELEVEN TECHNOLOGY
375
Document Technology
376
Indexing Technology Input and Output
383
Software
401
Troubleshooting and Support
403
References
404
Producers
405
CHAPTER TWELVE PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND INTEREST GROUPS
407
People and Groups
408
Indexing Societies
411
Internet Discussion Groups and Mailing Lists
432
Related Organizations in the UK
435
INDEX
447
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