Re: Indexes for online use

Subject: Re: Indexes for online use
From: "wongword" <wongword -at- ozemail -dot- com -dot- au>
To: "M. Maler" <mmaler -at- videotron -dot- ca>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 9 Apr 2010 11:36:20 +1000

you asked: Has anyone seen any literature about the utility of indexing
content that is primarily destined for online display?

The Australian Society of Indexers has been very involved with this topic
and has made awards for online indexes.

Go to the index on their own website under w for website indexing

But you should particularly check out Glenda Browne and Jonathan Jermey's
"Website indexing" (2nd ed., Auslib Press, 2004)

Contact them if you need to webindexing -at- optusnet -dot- com -dot- au
<webindexing -at- optusnet -dot- com -dot- au or at their website:
Her full details are at

Her major general indexing book also has some content on websites.
The indexing companion, by Glenda Browne and Jon Jermey (Cambridge
University Press, 2007).
Her index to this was Highly Commended in the 2008 ANZSI Medal awards. That
year I was one of the judges appointed on the basis that I was a technical
Glenda and Jeremy are husband and wife and are among a few very well known
Australian editors.

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Irene Wong


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