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The Indexer vol 36 No 2 June 2018 By Society of Indexers
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The journal of the Society of Indexers. Articles include: Strange indexes indeed: the wit of Francis Wheel as author-indexer (Paula Clarke Bain); Term selection (Kate Mertes); Ready, aim, fire:... More > indexing military history (Kendra H. Millis); Don't type it! Convert it! (Gale Rhoades); PDFs in the indexing process (Walter Greulich); CMoS and the indexer: (1) The Chicago manual of style on indexes: how it has changed (Sylvia Coates); (2) Melbourne indexers rate the indexes to CMoS (Mary Russell with assistance from Max McMaster); Do we really need indexers? A review (Vanessa Wells); ANZSI Newsletter indexing project: indexing the first 20 years (1973-92) (Mary Russell); Finding a new challenge in 'rare interests' groups (Arthur Maltby).< Less
The Indexer vol 36 No 1 March 2018 By Society of Indexers
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The journal of the Society of Indexers. Articles include: Thirty years at the New Yorker (Mary Norris); Mutineers at the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (Ryan Van Huijstee); Generating multiple... More > indexes from embedded entries (David K. Ream); Size does matter: fitting the index to the pages (Heather Ebbs); Biblical reference indexing (Francis Young); Alphabetico-specific indexing (Alan Walker); Should publishers invest in software for in-house indexers? (Iva Cheung); Index-Manager revisited (Pierke Bosschieter). And a Centrepiece discussing and reproducing Sir Edward Cook's 'Art of indexing' (1918)< Less
The Indexer vol 35 No 4 December 2017 By Society of Indexers
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The journal of the Society of Indexers. Articles include: Think this through with me ... indexing the Dead (Jan Wright); No one need ever know: the usefulness of editing checklists (Bill... More > Johncocks); Reviewing generated indexes (David K. Ream); Reviews of The Book Index symposium (Florian Ehrensperger and Mary Coe) Plus three centrepieces on 19th-century advice for book indexers: An American pamphlet on book indexing: J. Ben Nichols's Indexing: a manual for librarians, authors and publishers (1892) (Alan Walker); Indexing: a manual for librarians, authors and publishers (J. Ben Nichols); Some early guidance on arrangement and cross-referencing in an index (H. B. Wheatley)< Less
The Indexer vol 35 No 3 September 2017 By Society of Indexers
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The journal of the Society of Indexers. Articles include: Black, white, and red all over: the US radio and television blacklist as annotated index (Cheryl Lemmens); Visual indexes (Mary Russell... More > and Joan Dearnley); The Lady's Magazine: understanding the emergence of a genre (Nicola King); IXMLEmbedder (Pierke Bosschieter); Nothing to gloss over (David K. Ream); Creating indexes and thesauri: similarities and differences (Heather Hedden); PLUS three centerpieces: Sikh names: theory, conventions and practices (Manjit K. Sahai); Zoological indexing (Max McMaster); Names and titles in the Orthodox Church (Stephen Ullstrom).< Less
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