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Author: Nancy C Mulvany
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : University of Chicago Press, ©1994.
Series: Chicago guides to writing, editing, and publishing.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Indexing books provides authors and professional indexers alike a much-needed guide to index preparation that is thorough, accessible, well organized, and up-to-date. [The author] builds on various style guides - including The Chicago Manual of Style's extensive chapter on indexing - but goes beyond mechanics with in-depth discussions of analysis and editorial judgment calls, such as deciding what is and what is not  Read more...
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Mulvany, Nancy C.
Indexing books.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©1994
(OCoLC)607734282
Online version:
Mulvany, Nancy C.
Indexing books.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©1994
(OCoLC)624439487
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy C Mulvany
ISBN: 0226550141 9780226550145
OCLC Number: 28221838
Description: xiii, 320 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction to book indexing --
The author and the index --
Getting started --
Structure of entries --
Arrangement of entries --
Special concerns in indexing --
Names, names, names --
Format and layout of the index --
Editing the index --
Tools for indexing --
Appendix A. Index specifications worksheet --
Appendix B. ASCII table --
Appendix C. Summary of generic codes most often needed in electronic index manuscripts --
Appendix D. Summary of generic codes for Roman characters for Latin-based languages --
Appendix E. Summary of generic codes for Greek characters, monetary symbols, punctuation for Latin-based languages, and some mathematical symbols --
Appendix F. Resources for indexers.
Series Title: Chicago guides to writing, editing, and publishing.
Responsibility: Nancy C. Mulvany.
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A guide to index preparation this book demonstrates the concept of indexing and how it fits into the publishing process; deciding when to prepare one's own index and when to hire a professional;  Read more...

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