Monday, January 21, 2013

Book Indexing: Tips for Do-It-Yourself – Part 1 by Carol Saller


An index, after all, is not a list or an outline or a concordance. in its highest incarnation, it is more like a map or tree showing the looping and scattered relationships of topics and subtopics throughout a book. The elegance and complexity of the best indexes require a level of thought and nuance and creative judgment that so far software has not been able to achieve.http://chronicle.com/blogs/linguafranca/2012/05/01/book-indexing-part-1-is-a-computer-the-right-person-for-the-job/

Part 2- http://chronicle.com/blogs/linguafranca/2012/05/09/book-indexing-part-2-infinite-loops-and-easter-eggs/

Part 3 - http://chronicle.com/blogs/linguafranca/2012/05/14/book-indexing-part-3-tips-for-do-it-yourselfers/

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