TITLE

Wan Guoding (1897-1963), indexing pioneer

AUTHOR(S)
Wang Yage; Hou Hanqing
PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
Indexer;Sep2009, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p102
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a profile of Wan Guoding, who was influential in the Chinese indexing movement. His education and experience as a librarian are discusses as is the history of the index movement in China, which was the result of the May Fourth Movement. The difficulty of sorting Chinese characters and using these in an indexing system and the benefits of a dictionary are discussed. Wan Guoding's New Bridge Dictionary is discussed and its use is described. His agriculture index is discussed.
ACCESSION #
43603746

 

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