Introduction To Indexing And Abstracting / Edition 3

Introduction To Indexing And Abstracting / Edition 3

by Donald Cleveland, Ana D. Cleveland, Ana D. Cleveland
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1563086417

ISBN-13: 9781563086410

Pub. Date: 11/15/2000

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

Based on new research and years of practical experience, this guide presents the basic knowledge necessary to become a professional indexer. Synthesizing the thinking and experience of indexers and abstractors over the years, the book introduces readers to such fundamentals as the nature of information, the organization of information, vocabulary control, types of

Overview

Based on new research and years of practical experience, this guide presents the basic knowledge necessary to become a professional indexer. Synthesizing the thinking and experience of indexers and abstractors over the years, the book introduces readers to such fundamentals as the nature of information, the organization of information, vocabulary control, types of indexes and abstracts, evaluation of indexing, and the use of computers. A new chapter on indexing and the Internet has been added, as has a chapter that lists Web resources for indexers and abstractors. The work concludes with a discussion of the education, training, and job opportunities of the profession, as well as a look to the future. With its simple but thorough approach, this book provides readers with a broad overview of the professions, processes, and art of indexing and abstracting.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781563086410
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/15/2000
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
283
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: The Nature of Information

Chatper 3: The Organization of Information

Chapter 4: Vocabulary Control

Chapter 5: Types of Indexes and Abstracts

Chapter 6: The Indexing Process

Chapter 7: The Abstracting Process

Chapter 8: Indexing and Abstracting a Document

Chapter 9: Book Indexing

Chapter 10: Book Indexing Example

Chapter 11: Indexing Special Subject Areas and Formats

Chapter 12: Evaluation of Indexing

Chapter 13: Indexing and Abstracting Services

Chapter 14: The Use of Computers

Chapter 15: Indexing and The Internet

Chapter 16: Ninety-Nine Web Resources for Indexers and Abstractors

Chapter 17: The Profession

Glossary

Bibliography

Index

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