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The Indexer vol 27 No 3 September 2009 By Society of Indexers
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This September 2009 edition of The Indexer is guest-edited by the China Society of Indexers. It traces the history of indexing in China and reflects on how it stands today. Articles include: 'Term... More > selection: the key to successful indexing' Zhang Qiyu; 'GB/T 22466-2008 – Guidelines for indexing: China’s new national indexing standard' Wen Guoqiang and Guo Lifang 'Wan Guoding (1897–1963), indexing pioneer' Wang Yage and Hou Hanqing; 'A Chinese typewriter: part of a patent filed by Lin Yutang'; 'Republic of China (1911–49): retrieving the past' Wu Peijuan; 'Example-based text categorization (EBTC); the key to automatic indexing and classification?' Xue Chunxiang and Hou Hanqing; 'Indexing software in China: past, present and future' Wang Yanxiang; 'Around the world' Edited by Glenda Browne; 'A ha’p’orth of tar' John Sutherland; 'Linux and the indexer – a note' Jonathan Jermey< Less
The Indexer vol 30 No 1 March 2012 By Society of Indexers
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The March issue of The Indexer is an extended issue, dedicated to consideration of issues relevant to indexing in the digital age. Articles include: 'digital trends' Jan Wright (ASI); 'The tyranny... More > of the page' Mary Coe (ANZSI); 'New technology and public perceptions' Bill Johncocks (SI); 'The devil is in the details: indexes versus Amazon’s X-Ray' Jan Wright (ASI); 'Hand-helds as ereaders: exploratory thoughts on hand-held devices and indexes' Pilar Wyman (ASI); 'Visualizing back-of-book indexes' Ceilyn Boyd and Mitch Wade (ASI); 'The semantic web: an introduction for information professionals' Matt Moore (Australia); 'Publishing, XML and indexers' Nic Gibson (UK); 'XML indexing' Michele Combs (US); 'Web resources for indexers' Pierke Bosschieter (NIN). The reviews section includes a review of Peter Meyer’s ‘Breaking the page’ in which he argues the importance of including indexes in electronic publications.< Less
The Indexer vol 30 No 2 June 2012 By Society of Indexers
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G’day and welcome to the Antipodean edition of The Indexer. This edition reflects the diversity of activities within ANZSI. Articles include: 'A view from the Antipodes' (Mary Russell and Max... More > McMaster); 'Political memoirs: an international comparison of indexing styles' (Alan Walker); 'Ma-ori names in indexes' (Robin Briggs); 'Material culture and the rise of quilt indexing' (Nikki Davis); 'Indexing quilt patterns' (Mary Russell); 'Indexing wine' (Michael Ramsden); 'The Revised New Zealand Mentoring Scheme' (Tordis Flath); 'Same publication + many indexers = ???' (Max McMaster); 'Preparing the indexing quote' (Max McMaster); 'Around the world' (Sanet le Roux); 'Around the digital world' (Sanet le Roux); 'Indexes reviewed' (Christine Shuttleworth); 'Reviews' Edited by Christopher Phipps and Michael E. Jackson).< Less
The Indexer vol 30 No 3 September 2012 By Society of Indexers
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The journal of the Society of Indexers. Articles include: An indexer's life of Johnson (Chistopher Phipps); Navigating 'The English friend' (Susan Curran); Indexing political memoirs: neutrality and... More > partiality (Alan Walker); Dramatis personae (Madeleine Davis); Biography indexes reviewed (Catherine Sassen); Biographies as soft, narrative texts (Hazel. K. Bell); A bibliography for indexing lives (Hazel K. Bell); A short history of matters international (Jill Halliday); International Agreement of Indexing Societies; Around the world & Around the digital world (Sanet Le Roux); IDPF, EPUB and ebook indexes (Glenda Browne); Indexes Reviewed (Ed. Christine Shuttleworth); Book reviews (Ed. Christopher Phipps and Michael E. Jackson)< Less
Indexing Legal Materials By Society of Indexers
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Documents dealing with the law require special treatment. Practitioners such as barristers and solicitors often need both rapid and accurate access to specific subjects within primary legislation,... More > whilst for the lay person unhindered access to popular subjects in legal commentaries is more important. This book describes how a good index is key to understanding the law. A good index is one in which the qualities of consistency, clarity and organization are paramount. Creating a good index to legal materials requires a rigorous approach and attention to many special features of legal writing. Indexing legal materials introduces the reader to the peculiarities of legal documents and describes how to compile a good index, from selecting subjects to deciding how to treat phrasal terms which have entered common use in legal circles. Law librarians and indexers alike will find this book both useful and fascinating.< Less
The Indexer vol 30 No 4 December 2012 By Society of Indexers
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The journal of the Society of Indexers. Articles include: The EJIW index: were new publishing technologies a burden or a bonus? (Caroline Diepeveen); Section and paragraph number indexing (Glenda... More > Browne); An index of counter-spells in Ariosto’s Orlando furioso (1516) (Michael Robertson); Cataloging rules and tools: an aid for the indexing of names (Debra Spidal); Measuring value: worth your pay and paid your worth (Sylvia Coates); The microeconomics of indexing (Michael E. Jackson); ASI conference presentations: a content analysis of major topics, 1997–2012 (Catherine Sassen); Around the world & Around the digital world (Sanet le Roux); Indexes reviewed (Christine Shuttleworth); Book reviews (Christopher Phipps and Michael E. Jackson)< Less
Newcomers: A Selection of Articles for Those New to Indexing By Society of Indexers
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Articles specially selected from The Indexer vital to those embarking on a career in indexing. Articles cover: the importance of indexes; choosing indexing as a career; indexing efficiently; choosing... More > software; choosing training; producing a quote; negotiating with clients; and look towards possible futures with new technology, embedded indexing, topic maps and XML. "This collection provides the best value for the money, that I know of, providing an easy and surprisingly thorough introduction to the world of indexing" - Sylvia Coates (UC Berkeley Extension course< Less
The Indexer vol 31 No 2 June 2013 By Society of Indexers
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The journal of the Society of Indexers. Articles include: The National Index to Chinese Newspapers and Periodicals (NICNP) in the digital age (Han Chunlei); The Chinese Periodical Full-Text Database... More > (1911-1949): searching the literature of the Republic of China (Xu Shu); Ereaders: exploring how well they work (Pierke Bosschieter); Newcomers: readers’ comments (Adam LeBrocq, Sylvia Coates, Ann Hudson, Elena Gwynne and Linda Stumbaugh); XIndex: a cautionary tale (Denise Sutherland); EPUB3 versus HTML5 (Ori Idan); Tools of Change (Pilar Wyman); Portrait of the indexer? (Susan Curran); Letter: A tale of two cultures?; ANZSI conference 2013 (Carol Dawber and Sandy Liddle); Bibliography and the indexer; cullings from the Almanacco bibliografico (Maureen MacGlashan); Plus a Centrepiece featuring: Chinese, Japanese and Korean (CJK) names: resources for the indexer (Lam Lai Heung); Asian names in an English-language context: negotiating the structural and linguistic minefield (Fiona Swee-Lin Price)< Less
The Indexer vol 31 No 1 March 2013 By Society of Indexers
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The journal of the Society of Indexers. Articles include: TIIARA for an IDOL: an adventure in indexing (Elaine Ménard); Scholarly publications in Latin America: where, oh index, art thou?... More > (Ruby Meraz Gutierrez); Creation, placement, and design of website indexes on university websites in the United States (Ilana Kingsley); Ebook navigation: browse, search and index (Glenda Browne and Mary Coe); Windows 8: what’s better, what’s worse (Kamm Schreiner); The ANSZI Medal 2012: some thoughts on what makes a prize-winning index (The ANZSI Medal Committee); A publisher’s job is to provide a good API for books: you can start with your index (Hugh McGuire); Letter: a response to Bill Johncocks; Obituary: Doreen Blake; Indexes reviewed (Christine Shuttleworth); Book reviews (Christopher Phipps and Michael E. Jackson)< Less
The Indexer vol 31 No 3 September 2013 By Society of Indexers
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The journal of the Society of Indexers. Articles include: The secret lives of indexers (Judith Pascoe); Holding hands with the past: indexing historical documents (Kate Mertes); History indexes... More > reviewed (Catherine Sassen); EPUB3 indexes and the future of indexing (Glenda Browne/Jan Wright/Michele Combs); "Bartlett’s familiar quotations", 18th edition for mobile app (Kay Schlembach/Seth Maislin); ISC/SCI Conference 2013 (Max McMaster); SI Conference 2013 (Hilary Westwood); South Australia Red Cross Information Bureau Records (Janet Wilkinson/Andrew Piper); plus a Centrepiece featuring: Author citations and the indexer (Sylvia Coates); Tips for newcomers: Wellington 2013 compiled (Jane Douglas); Reflections on the Wilson judging for 2012 (Margie Towery).< Less