TITLE

Editing the index: developing a method

AUTHOR(S)
Faulkner, Hilary; Light, Wiebke M.
PUB. DATE
October 2005
SOURCE
Indexer;Oct2005, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p197
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article discusses methods of index editing. Ready availability of excellent indexing software has simplified the task of editing indexes but it still requires considerable intellectual input, creativity, accuracy and attention to detail from the indexer. For the trainee and newly qualified indexer, editing can represent a particularly daunting part of the process of creating an index. Main headings were aspects of the indexing process mentioned in each posting; subheadings indicated where more detail was given, or gave other qualification.
ACCESSION #
18594834

 

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