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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 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 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 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
The Indexer vol 32 No 1 March 2014 By Society of Indexers
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The journal of the Society of Indexers. Articles include: 'As if we were reading a good novel: fiction and the index from Richardson to Ballard' (Dennis Duncan); 'The index of heightened... More > sensations': collaboration between a skilled indexer and a creative writer to produce a special-purpose index (Lynne Jenner and Tordis Flath); 'Footnotes, endnotes and the indexer' (Mary Russell); 'Legal Indexing' (A. R. Hewitt); 'Archiving Samoan history for the future' (Uili Fecteau); 'Controlling our vocabulary: language consistency in a library context' (Mark Aaron Polger); 'Review of past and future conferences'; 'Software developments in Germany' (Jochen Fassbender).< 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