The Indexer vol 30 No 1 March 2012
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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 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.