TITLE

New technology and public perceptions

AUTHOR(S)
Johncocks, Bill
PUB. DATE
March 2012
SOURCE
Indexer;Mar2012, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The challenge that emerging publishing technologies present to indexing is complicated by two common misunderstandings: first, that indexing depends on pagination, and second, that it simply locates term occurrences. The profession's approach should surely be based on a clear separation of the intellectual process of indexing, whose mechanization we need to resist, from the development of device-independent location systems, which we should embrace and attempt to influence. A brief overview of current technologies is attempted.
ACCESSION #
76116133

 

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