RE: Speaking of indexing...

Subject: RE: Speaking of indexing...
From: "Kay Honaker" <khonaker -at- accela -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 2 Mar 2007 07:55:37 -0700

Chicago also has a large section on indexing.

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From: Fred Ridder [mailto:docudoc -at- hotmail -dot- com]
Sent: Thursday, March 01, 2007 4:18 PM
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Subject: Re: Speaking of indexing...


I'll second the recommendation of the indexing chapter in
"Read Me First". It's really a good introduction. And about
a half-dozen years ago, when our pubs group was *much*
larger, we contracted with Lori Lathrop, a prominent
professional indexer, to run a 2-day indexing workshop,
and she also recommended that chapter.

My opinions only; I don't speak for Intel.
Fred Ridder
Intel
Parsippany, NJ


>From: Janice Gelb <janice -dot- gelb -at- sun -dot- com>
>To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
>Subject: Re: Speaking of indexing...
>Date: Fri, 02 Mar 2007 09:43:15 +1100
>
>Susan Hogarth wrote:
>>I have always been fascinated by the idea of indexing. Thanks (I
>>think) to the person who sent the link to the indexer's society. I saw
>>the note that most folks now get into indexing through a sort of
>>apprenticeship.
>>
>>So... does anyone here do indexing professionally? And if so would you
>>be interested in sharing out some of your work and breaking someone
>>new into the field?
>>
>
>I don't do professional indexing but our
>documentation department puts a high value
>on it. Our style guide has a chapter on
>indexing, duplicated in our third-party
>generic version (READ ME FIRST) that has been
>complimented by a professional indexer on
>Amazon. You might want to take a look at it
>for some tips.
>
>-- Janice
>
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