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Subject:Re: multiple indexes (an existential query) From:Karen Kay <karenk -at- NETCOM -dot- COM> Date:Thu, 31 Mar 1994 13:28:13 -0800
Lori Lathrop said:
> The truth of the matter is that some professional indexers and members
> of the American Society of Indexers (ASI) were/are librarians who are
> infatuated with classification schemes, and they think they're being
> creative when they design multiple indexes. Of course, end users don't
> appreciate their creativity as much as other like-minded librarian types.
I think it all depends on the book. I know that I have frequently
been grateful for multiple indices, but there other times when I
have found them aggravating. I think that overall I have been
extremely grateful more often than I have been annoyed, though.