Types of Indexing

Book Indexing

About Indexing (by Martin Tulic)

Back-of-the-Book Indexing (University of British Columbia’s School of Library, Archival & Information Studies [UBC SLAIS])

“Legal Textbook Indexing: an Evergreen Business” (by Enid L. Zafran, from Key Words [Newsletter of the American Society for Indexing (ASI)])

“A Piece of Cake? Cookbook Indexing–Basic Guidelines and Resources” (by Cynthia D. Bertelsen, from Key Words [Newsletter of the American Society for Indexing (ASI)])

Sample Indexes (by Martin Tulic)

Database Indexing

Database Indexing (American Society for Indexing)

Database Indexing, Controlled Vocabularies & Thesauri (University of British Columbia School of Library, Archival & Information Studies)

“Database Indexing: Yesterday & Today” (by Harry Diakoff, from The Indexer)

“The Future of Database Indexing” (by Shelley Greenhouse, reprinted from Key Words [Newsletter of the American Society for Indexing (ASI)])

Journal Indexing

“The Gist of Journal Indexing” (by Carolyn G. Weaver, from Key Words [Newsletter of the American Society for Indexing (ASI)])

Web Indexing

Indexing the WWW (University of British Columbia School of Library, Archival & Information Studies)

Web Indexing Examples (American Society for Indexing [ASI], Web Indexing Special Interest Group [SIG])

Other Types of Indexing

Archival Indexing (University of British Columbia School of Library, Archival & Information Studies)

“Embedded Indexing” (by James Lamb, from The Indexer)

Indexing Resources: Special Formats (University of British Columbia School of Library, Archival & Information Studies)

Comparing Types of Indexing

“Open-system Indexing vs. Closed-System Indexing: a Vital Distinction” [periodical vs. book indexing] (by Susan Klement, from The Indexer)

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