Re: Indexing advice

Subject: Re: Indexing advice
From: Henry Polard <henry -at- NETCOM -dot- COM>
Date: Mon, 13 Sep 1993 09:54:04 PDT

Paula -
The American Society of Indexers,
P.O. Box 386,
Port Aransas, TX 78373

has several useful publications. The only one I've seen (thanks to
the Mountain View Public Library) is Indexing from A to Z, which
you can get from the ASI for $35 (includes p&h).

The M.V. public library had another book on indexing (I forget the
title) that was pre-eletronic publishing. Maybe your local
libraries have books about indexing, too.

--Henry Polard || Libraries - the hallmark of civilization.

> Hey folks.

> Yup, it's the clueless one asking for advice from the net.

> I'm looking for good references and advice on writing indexes (indexi?).
> I've never done one, never thought about doing one, and am about to start
> one. I'm using Word for Windows v.2.0c.

> I guess a specific question I have is what is the logic behind indexing?
> I mean, if the WinWord manual is to be believed, I should decide how many
> levels I'll have, and then go through the chapters and pick out what
> seems relevant. Somehow, I think this is a tad simplistic, but as I said
> earlier, I'm pretty much clueless.

> Thanks for the advice, and enjoy the holiday weekend.

> Paula Reynolds

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