Handbook of Indexing Techniques, 5th Edition: A Guide for Beginning Indexers

Handbook of Indexing Techniques, 5th Edition: A Guide for Beginning Indexers

by Linda K. Fetters
     
 

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This fifth edition of Linda Fetters's popular Handbook of Indexing Techniques includes clear explanations of indexing techniques along with many helpful examples. In addition to its easy-to-follow "how-to" coverage, you'll find updated information about indexing seminars and training programs, professional organizations, and indexing standards. Chapter 8, "Electronic…  See more details below

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This fifth edition of Linda Fetters's popular Handbook of Indexing Techniques includes clear explanations of indexing techniques along with many helpful examples. In addition to its easy-to-follow "how-to" coverage, you'll find updated information about indexing seminars and training programs, professional organizations, and indexing standards. Chapter 8, "Electronic Documents," has been expanded to include basic coverage of embedded indexing, Cambridge University Press indexing, XML indexing, ebook indexing, web indexing, and taxonomies. And, for the first time, the book's bibliographic references—a rich source of suggestions for further reading—appear in two separate appendixes, one organized alphabetically and the other by topic.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781573878074
Publisher:
Information Today, Inc.
Publication date:
04/15/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
1 MB

Meet the Author

Linda K. Fetters has been a freelance indexer for more than 25 years, specializing mainly in biomedical publications and computer manuals. Her
book, A Guide to Indexing Software, was a best-seller for the American Society for Indexing (ASI; previously the American Society of Indexers) for
many years. In addition, her articles on indexing and indexing software have appeared in Database, Key Words: Bulletin of the American Society for Indexing, The Indexer, Library Software Review, ONLINE, and Small Press magazines. She has served ASI in the positions of corresponding secretary, vice president, president (1992–1993), and administrator. She received ASI’s Theodore C. Hines Award for Continuous Dedication and
Exceptional Service to ASI in 2001.

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