Re: indexing

Subject: Re: indexing
From: Gregory Keith <GKeith -at- DELRINA -dot- COM>
Date: Tue, 2 Jan 1996 15:25:00 PST

Candace Bamber wrote:
>1. Is there anybody out there in the Toronto/Mississauga/Hamilton/Milton
>area who is a specialist at indexing who would be interested in coming to
>our office and putting on an indexing workshop//training session for our
>staff of five for anywhere between an hour and a half-day?

I don't know. However, here are some good book titles and an indexing Web
page:

The Art of Indexing, by Larry S. Bonura (NY: John Wiley & Sons, 1994). 233
pages, hardcover. ISBN 0-471-01449-4.

Indexing Books, by Nancy Mulvany. (University of Chicago Press, 19??).

Indexes: A Chapter from The Chicago Manual of Style (14th Ed.), by The
Chicago Editorial Staff. (Chicago University Press, June 1993). ISBN
0-226-10388-9, $6 US.

Indexing from A to Z, by Hans Wellisch. (H.W. Wilson, 1991). ISBN
0-8242-0807-2 , $35 US.

(For more information on indexing, mail the American Society of Indexers at
P.O. Box 386, Port Aransas, TX 78373 (512) 749-4052 for their Publications
List.)

ASI maintains a Web site at: http://www.missouri.edu/~libnh/ASI/

>2. Is there a newsgroup/listserve for indexers where this query would be
>better placed?

You can also try the Index-L list:

Topic: Indexing (discussion)
Address: listserv -at- bingvmb -dot- cc -dot- binghamton -dot- edu
Message: subscribe index-l Your Name

Hope this helps!

Greg

Gregory Keith
Technical Writer
The Delrina Group
Symantec Corporation
gkeith -at- delrina -dot- com

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