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The Indexer vol 35 No 2 June 2017 By Society of Indexers
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The journal of the Society of Indexers. Articles include: Indexing books in 18th-century Russia: the publishing career of Andrei Bogdanov (Sergei Lobachev); Canada's residential schools: indexing... More > the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's 2015 report (Mary Newberry et al.); A comparative look at embedded index entry encoding in selected publishing systems (David K. Ream); Metatopic and structure (Margie Towery); Brilliantly structured indexes: a UK indexer looks at US practice (Paul Douch); Brilliantly structured indexes: US indexers (and others) also look at US practice (Janet Perlman); The joy - and importance - of the analytical index (Francis Young); On aboutness (Kate Mertes); Adventures in indexing (Elena Gwynne); Protecting culture and civilization: indexing world heritage (Meral Alakus); UK National Indexing Day, 30 March 2017 (Ruth Ellis); Indexes behaving (not so) badly: the cobbler's children now have shoes, even socks! (Mary Coe).< Less
The Indexer vol 35 No 1 March 2017 By Society of Indexers
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The journal of the Society of Indexers. Articles include: Publishing: the last (and next?) five years (Alistair Horne); Twin Oaks Indexing Collective (Past and present Twin Oaks members and... More > friends); Back of the book, back of the net: the comedy book indexes of Partridge and Toast (Paula Clarke Bain); Scran: Scotland's history and culture website 20 years on (Andrew James) Accessible web indexes: design for those with disabilities (Cheryl Caballero and Rosalind Guldner); IndexConvert: what does it do and why and how would you use it? (Lucie Haskins); Victorian Indexing Club (VIC) see Melbourne indexers (Mary Russell and Nikki Davis).< Less
The Indexer vol 34 No 4 December 2016 By Society of Indexers
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The journal of the Society of Indexers. Articles include: 'Your letters have been life and breath to me': the challenge of indexing My beloved man (Marian Aird); So many words: indexing oral history... More > (Mary Newberry and Margaret de Boer, with Frances Robinson, Stephanie Watt and Alexandra Peace); Pan-granularism and specificity (Fred Leise); Multiple entry points: variants and cross-references in indexes and thesauri (Heather Hedden); Ebook indexing update (Glenda Browne); Indexes behaving badly: the cobbler's children have no shoes (Mary Coe); Quality control of indexes in South Africa (Jenny de Wet).< 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 34 No 2 June 2016 By Society of Indexers
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The journal of the Society of Indexers. Articles include: The Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals (Marci Hoffman); From librarian to media manager: looking after BBC Scotland’s archive... More > (Jennifer Wilson); Jumping on the embedded indexing bandwagon – or should I? (Lucie Haskins); Does embedded indexing have a future? (Cheryl Landes); A look at classification and indexing practices for elementary school children: who are we really serving? (Valerie Nesset); Indexing in the editorial process (Max McMaster); Stop words in the filing of subheadings (Max McMaster); Continuing professional development (CPD) and the potential of new media (Pierke Bosschieter); Watching the pennies: finances for freelancers (Gillian Watts); Planning (and preserving) your indexing legacy (Frances S. Lennie); The joy of managing without (Maureen MacGlashan); Visiting the BBC Scotland archives (Bechaela Walker).< 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
The Indexer vol 33 No 2 June 2015 By Society of Indexers
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The journal of the Society of Indexers. Articles include: Retrieving a world of fiction: building an index – and an archive – of serialized novels in Australian newspapers,... More > 1850–1914 (Katherine Bode and Carol Hetherington); Growing with indexing and the role of citation databases: ISAP shows the way (Antoinette Kotze); Indexes as hypertext (Simon Rowberry); An ounce of prevention: intentional communication with authors (Carol Reed); Indexes in award-winning cookbooks (Catherine Sassen); Politics and the art of indexing: teamwork in a legislative environment (Cheryl Caballero, Erica Smith and Rosalind Guldner); Words and pictures – indexing art books: some practical experience (Joan Dearnley).< Less
The Indexer vol 33 No 1 March 2015 By Society of Indexers
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The journal of the Society of Indexers. Articles include: A banket of South African words and expressions to tax the toughest of indexers (John David Linnegar); ANZSI multi-location Council and... More > proposed restructure (Glenda Browne); DNI ten years on (Jochen Fassbender); Taxonomies, folksonomies, ontologies: what are they and how do they support information retrieval? (Madely du Preez); Linked Data and music: current opportunities (Elizabeth Joan Kelly); Pictures into words (Brian Stewart).< Less