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Indexing Biographies By Hazel K. Bell
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Books dealing with human lives — be they history, biography, autobiography (including diaries), letters or fiction — can be difficult to index. Precisely defined concepts from a thesaurus... More > cannot be used, and the indexer often has to make subjective judgements as to the choice of language for index entries. Topics discussed include: * whether fiction should be indexed; * examples of outstanding indexes; * analysing the text before starting to index; * dealing with names; * avoiding bias; * the merits of different arrangements (alphabetical, chronological, page-order and theme-by-theme); * how best to deal with the ‘mighty main character’ who may be mentioned on most pages and whose main entry can become overloaded with subheadings; * and, conversely, what to do about minor mentions (why strings of undifferentiated page numbers are sometimes unavoidable in narrative indexing); * the importance of presentation and layout.< Less
The Indexer vol 34 No 3 September 2016 By Society of Indexers
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The journal of the Society of Indexers. Articles include: Charles Davies Sherborn and the 'Indexer's Club' (Neal L. Evenhuis); From shoeboxes to the World Wide Web: the enthusiast as indexer (Kate... More > Faulkner); Do we really need indexers? (Bill Johncocks); Decolonizing the index (Stephen Ullstrom); Making an indexer (Frances Curry); Continuing professional development (CPD) and online learning (Pierke Bosschieter); Index-Manager reviewed (Pierke Bosschieter); The future of indexing (Cheryl Landes).< Less
The Indexer vol 31 No 4 December 2013 By Society of Indexers
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The journal of the Society of Indexers. Articles include: 'Structured data, standards and indexes' (Sally Goodenough); 'The Matrix: creating an active index in all kinds of formats, from all kinds... More > of tools' (Jan Wright, Glenda Browne, Michele Combs, David Ream and Pilar Wyman); 'Working smarter, not harder, with the KPS Indexing Plugins' (Lucie Haskins); 'EPUB indexes and the future of indexing revisited' (Bill Johncocks); 'In defense of multiple indexes: or the index as learning tool' (Florian Ehrensperger); 'On indexing the Argus' (John Hirst); plus a Centrepiece featuring: ‘Successful subheadings’ (Fred Leise); ‘Numbers in indexing’ (Max McMaster).< 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 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 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 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
The Indexer vol 34 No 1 March 2016 By Society of Indexers
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The journal of the Society of Indexers. Articles include: Indexing commonplace books: early modern methods (Alan Walker); Law via the Internet 2015 conference (Glenda Browne); Ethics for the... More > indexer (Heather Ebbs); Website indexing (Mary Coe); Enhancing a subject vocabulary for Australian education (Philip Hider, Barbara Spiller, Pru Mitchell, Robert Parkes and Raylee Macaulay) and another two indispensable Centrepieces from Linda Dunn: Resources for handling geographic names in indexes; Resources for handling event names in indexes.< Less
The Indexer vol 33 No 4 December 2015 By Society of Indexers
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The journal of the Society of Indexers. Articles include: How historians work (Keith Thomas); The Shen Bao Index: its academic significance and effect on the development of Chinese indexing (Xu... More > Shu); Business continuity and resiliency for the freelancer (JoAnne Burek); and three Centerpieces by Linda Dunn: Resources for handling titles to creative works in indexes; Resources for handling personal names in indexes; Resources for handling corporate names in indexes.< Less
The Indexer vol 33 No 3 September 2015 By Society of Indexers
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The journal of the Society of Indexers. Articles include: What do readers expect from book indexes and how do they use them? An exploratory user study (Mary Coe); People and place: new initiatives... More > in database indexing for Indigenous collections in Australia (Jenny Wood and Judith Cannon); Electronic indexing using PagePlus (Ray Price); Evaluating indexes: observations on ANZSI experience (Sherrey Quinn); and two centrepieces: Name authority control in large projects (Linda Dunn); Names and the indexer (Linda Dunn).< Less