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Author: Nancy C Mulvany
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Since 1994, Nancy Mulvany's Indexing Books has been the gold standard for thousands of professional indexers, editors, and authors. This long-awaited second edition, expanded and completely updated, will be equally revered. Like its predecessor, this edition of Indexing Books offers comprehensive, reliable treatment of indexing principles and practices relevant to authors and indexers alike. In addition to practical  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Mulvany, Nancy C.
Indexing books.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2005
(DLC) 2005004214
(OCoLC)57670073
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy C Mulvany
ISBN: 9780226550176 0226550176
OCLC Number: 535885719
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 315 pages)
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.
Responsibility: Nancy C. Mulvany.

Abstract:

Since 1994, Nancy Mulvany's Indexing Books has been the gold standard for thousands of professional indexers, editors, and authors. This long-awaited second edition, expanded and completely updated, will be equally revered. Like its predecessor, this edition of Indexing Books offers comprehensive, reliable treatment of indexing principles and practices relevant to authors and indexers alike. In addition to practical advice, the book presents a big-picture perspective on the nature and purpose of indexes and their role in published works. New to this edition are discussions of "information.

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