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Indexes and indexing

guide to the indexing of books, and collections of books, periodicals, music, recordings, films and other material, with a reference section and suggestions for further reading.

by Robert Collison

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Published by Ernest Benn in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

First published 1953.

ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22567985M
ISBN 100510457215

  A Brief Introduction to Indexing and Indexes. It's not unusual for publishers and editors who have not come from a scholarly background, or who have worked mainly with fiction, to have an incomplete understanding of what an index is, its purpose, and how it   Like its predecessor, this edition of Indexing Books offers comprehensive, reliable treatment of indexing principles and practices relevant to authors and indexers alike. In addition to practical advice, the book presents a big-picture perspective on the nature and

An index is an optional structure, associated with a table or table cluster, that can sometimes speed data access.. Indexes are schema objects that are logically and physically independent of the data in the objects with which they are associated. Thus, you can drop or create an index without physically affecting the indexed ://   4 Building an Evaluation TestBed for Back-of-the-Book Indexing The construction of a gold standard benchmark that can be used for the evaluation of automatically generated back-of-the-book indexes requires a collection of books in electronic format, each  › 百度文库 › 高校与高等教育.

  Maintaining exhaustive phrase indexes for phrases of length greater than two is a daunting prospect, and even use of an exhaustive biword dictionary greatly expands the size of the vocabulary. However, towards the end of this section we discuss the utility of the strategy of using a partial phrase index in a compound indexing ://   Back Words Indexing writes conceptual, user-friendly, back-of-the-book indexes for publishers and authors and authors as a book goes to


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Books are about discovery, whether it’s discovering a new world of fiction created in the imagination of the author, or learning about the astrophysics that allows the Curiosity rover to explore the surface of the planet Mars.

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Mulvany, Indexing Books [Chicago: University of Chicago Press, ], 8). In other words, an index adds value to a book—so statement 3 above is ://   In indexing decisions, concepts are recorded as data elements organised into easily accessible forms for retrieval.

These records can appear in various forms, e.g. back-of-the-book indexes, indexes to catalogues and bibliographies, machine files, etc. The process of indexing has a close resemblance to the search Databases, on-line materials, and websites also need indexes, and there is software available for this kind of indexing also.

Corporate materials, legal documents, and catalogs need indexes. So although book indexing is the traditional form of indexing, there are many possibilities now within the field, some of them very modern and involving A database index allows a query to efficiently retrieve data from a database.

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concordance Often confused with an index, a concordance is simply a list of keywords. One of the biggest differences between an index and a concordance is the organization of terms which allows the index to cover the book’s information in its entirety by a structured arrangement of inter-connected headings, subheadings, and ://Understanding Book Indexes.

Share + Editorial Support; There are several indexing software programs out there, and they function like a database, with fields for the heading, subheading, and page numbers. These programs allow indexers to edit their indexes easily, double check their cross-references, and format the index for publication.