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By Do Mi Stauber

In line with Do Mi Stauber's well known and empowering workshop, the publication discusses such common issues as subheadings, cross-references and indexability, within the context of specific texts and indexes. 1000's of examples illustrate the numerous useful thoughts that Do Mi has drawn from her personal perform in social sciences and arts indexing. The ebook is going past summary principles to confront the original wishes of every textual content and index, and gives instructions to assist beginner and skilled indexers alike make common sense, versatile, and reader-centered judgements. you'll research such options as: ? addressing the most subject of the ebook on your index constitution ? pinning down the elusive major argument of a scholarly publication ? utilizing neighborhood major issues to appreciate the constitution of the textual content ? determining which themes can be listed ? knowing subheadings with a brand new typology created by way of Do Mi Stauber and Nancy Mulvany ? deciding upon subheadings for lengthy spans and locator strings ? finding out while to take advantage of the author's wording, whilst to switch it, and whilst to create a brand new wording ? connecting subject matters within the index via double-posting and pass references ? distinguishing between indexing suggestions for scholarly books, textbooks and reference books

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