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Resources: Books


Books are listed chronologically, rather than by author name, due to the changing nature of web indexing technology.

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2015

Badgett, Nan, The Accidental Indexer, Medford, New Jersey: Information Today, Inc., 2015, 240pp, softbound, ISBN 978-1-57387-514-1.

epub-revison, IDPF (github repository)

2014

Gylling, Marcus, William McCoy, Matt Garrish, EPUB Publications 3.0.1 Recommended Specification, IDPF, 26 June 2014

Landes, Cheryl, "Findability" chapter for The Language of Content Strategy by Scott Abel and Rahel Anne Bailie (2014).

Zafran, Enid L. (editor), "Index It Right! Advice From the Experts, Volume 3", Medford, New Jersey: Information Today, Inc., 2014, 216pp, softbound, ISBN 978-1-57387-500-4 - includes ebook indexing by Glenda Browne and Mary Coe, taxonomy construction by Fred Leise, meta-tagging by Chuck Knapp

2013

Fetters, Linda K., The Handbook of Indexing Techniques: A Guide for Beginning Indexers, 5th ed, Medford, New Jersey: Information Today, Inc., 2013, 192 pp, softbound, ISBN 978-1-57387-461-8 - print, Amazon Kindle, Nook, EBSCO, OverDrive, ebrary, Chegg, Blio, launched at ASI Conference on April 17, 2013

2012

Browne, Glenda, Sylvia Coates, Joel S. Berson, Rohan Bolton, Jochen Fassbender, Jill Halliday, Michele Combs, Hilary Faulkner, Ann Hudson, Maureen MacGlashan (Editor), Newcomers: A selection of articles for those new to indexing, Kindle Edition, Society of Indexers, 27 Oct 2012 (from Producing an eBook - How hard can it be? by James Lamb)

Kvern, Olav Martin, David Blatner and Bob Bringhurst, Real World InDesign CS6, (award winning index by Jan Wright), Peachpit Press, July 16, 2012, ISBN-13: 978-0321834614 - includes how to write InDesign scripts, author Kvern and indexer Wright wrote InDesign ePUB indexing scripts with Jan Wright on creating ePUB indexes in InDesign

OWL 2 Web Ontology Language Document Overview (Second Edition), W3C, 11 Dec 2012 - semantic Web

2011

Davis, Charles H. and Debora Shaw, Ed. Introduction to Information Science and Technology, Medford, NJ: Information Today, Inc., 2011. ISBN 978-1-57387-423-6. 288 pages. (Boyd Raymond was professor at UNSW Library School in 1991)

Landes, Cheryl, Embedded Indexing in Adobe FrameMaker Handbook, Tabby Cat Communications (2011)

Landes, Cheryl, Online Help Indexing in MadCap Flare Handbook, Tabby Cat Communications (2011)

Meyers, Peter, Breaking the Page: Transforming Books and the Reading Experience, Preview Edition, O'Reilly Media, 2011, Kindle Edition, $0.00, File Size: 5141 KB

White, Martin. The Intranet Management Handbook, Medford, NJ: Information Today, Inc., 2011. ISBN 978-1-57387-426-7. 256 pages.

2010

Perlman, Janet, Enid L. Zafran (editors), "Index It Right! Advice from Experts, Volume 2", Medford, New Jersey: Information Today, Inc., 2010, 176pp, softbound, ISBN 978-1-57387-396-3 - database indexes, taxonomies, embedded software

2009

Browne, Glenda, Jon Jermey, The indexing companion workbook : book indexing ; your indexing mentor in a book, Blaxland, N.S.W. : G. Browne & J. Jermey, 2009. 125 p. ; 30 cm., ISBN 9780980703306 - To be used with the 'Indexing companion', Cambridge University Press, 2007, ISBN 9780521689885

2008

Leise, Fred, Kate Mertes and Nan Badgett, Indexing for Editors and Authors: A Practical Guide to Understanding Indexes (Google Books), May 2008, ISBN 978-1-57387-334-5, 160pp, softbound, print and ebook

2007

Ament, Kurt, "Indexing: A Nuts-and-Bolts Guide for Technical Writers", William Andrew, ISBN 978-0815514817, 2007

Browne, Glenda, Jon Jermey, The indexing companion, Port Melbourne, Vic. : Cambridge University Press, 2007. xii, 249 p. ; 25 cm., ISBN 9780521689885

Hedden, Heather. Indexing Specialties: Web Sites. Medford, New Jersey: Information Today, Inc., 2007. ISBN: 978-1-57387-302-4. 165 pages. (book review by Richard Shrout)

Henninger, Maureen. Hidden Web: quality information on the Net. Sydney: UNSW Press, 2nd ed, 2007. ISBN: 978-0868408552. 352 pages.

2006

Lamb, James. Website Indexes: Visitors to Content in Two Clicks, or website indexing with XRefHT32 freeware. Ardleigh, Essex, England: Jalamb.com Ltd., 2006. ISBN: 978-1-4116-7937-5. 144 pages.

Morville, Peter and Louis Rosenfeld, Information Architecture for the World Wide Web: Designing Large Scale Websites, O'Reilly Media, 3rd ed, Nov 2006, 528 pages, indexed by Fred Leise (member of SIG) (Safari sampler)

2005

Zafran, Enid L. (editor), "Index It Right! Advice from Experts, Volume 1", Medford, New Jersey: Information Today, Inc., Oct 2005, ebook - includes computer manuals (Beth Palmer), Websites (Fred Leise)

2004

Browne, Glenda and Jonathan Jermey. Website Indexing: Enhancing Access to Information within Websites, 2nd edition. Adelaide, South Australia: Auslib Press, 2004. 148 pages. PDF is now available free of charge from lulu.com

Kasdorf, William, ed., The Columbia Guide to Digital Publishing, Columbia University Press, 2003. ISBN 978-0231124997. 816 pages. (Amazon)

Stauber, Do Mi, "Facing the Text: Content and Structure in Book Indexing", Cedar Row Press, ISBN 0-9748345-0-5, 2004

2003

Schroeder, Sandi. Software for Indexing. Medford, New Jersey: Information Today, Inc., 2003. ISBN: 1-57387-166-4. 220 pages. [Includes a chapter on Web and online indexing software.]

2001

Fetters, Linda K., "Handbook of Indexing Techniques: A Guide for Beginning Indexers", 3rd ed, Fetters Infomanagement Co, ISBN 978-0929599052, 2001

Meisheid, William. Successful Indexing With RoboHELP HTML Edition (Amazon). Ellicott City, Maryland: Sageline Publishing, Aug 2001. ISBN: 096-725-704-2. 216 pages.
[Currently out of print and a little outdated for the current version (RoboHelp X5), but the author has turned it into a PDF that he may distribute or even break out as a section of his Web site.]

2000

Brenner, Diane and Marilyn Rowland. Beyond Book Indexing: How to Get Started in Web Indexing, Embedded Indexing, and Other Computer-Based Media. Medford, New Jersey: Information Today, Inc., 2000. ISBN: 1-57387-081-1. 150 pages. (Google Books)

Meisheid, William. Teach Yourself Indexing for RoboHELP Classic (Amazon), Sageline Publishing, Sep 2000.

1999

Henninger, Maureen. Don't just surf: effective research strategies for the Net. Sydney, UNSW Press, 1999, 2nd ed, ISBN: 978-0868406565, 189 pages (Amazon).

Locke, David and William Meisheid. RoboHELP 2000 for WinHelp: The Course in a Book (Amazon), Sageline Publishing, Dec 1999. (also suitable for users of RoboHELP 9x) (There have been no significant changes to RoboHELP Classic (WinHelp) edition since version 2000. Please see the book's page for details on content.) Out of Print.

1998

Weinberg, Bella Hass. Can you recommend a good book on indexing?, Medford, New Jersey: Information Today, Inc., 1998, ISBN 978-1-57387-041-2, 161pp, softbound, 1998

1996

BSI Group, ISO 999:1996: Information and documentation -- Guidelines for the content, organization and presentation of indexes, 2nd ed, ISO, 1996

1994

Bonura, Larry S., "The Art of Indexing", Wiley, 1994

Mulvany, Nancy C., "Indexing Books", University of Chicago Press, ISBN 978-0226550145, 1994

1979

Borko, Harold and Charles L. Bernier, "Indexing Concepts and Methods", Academic Press, ISBN 978-0121186609, 1979

By Author

Ament, Kurt, "Indexing: A Nuts-and-Bolts Guide for Technical Writers", William Andrew, ISBN 978-0815514817, 2007

Badgett, Nan, The Accidental Indexer, Medford, New Jersey: Information Today, Inc., 2015, 240pp, softbound, ISBN 978-1-57387-514-1.

Bonura, Larry S., "The Art of Indexing", Wiley, 1994

Borko, Harold and Charles L. Bernier, "Indexing Concepts and Methods", Academic Press, ISBN 978-0121186609, 1979

Brenner, Diane and Marilyn Rowland. Beyond Book Indexing: How to Get Started in Web Indexing, Embedded Indexing, and Other Computer-Based Media. Medford, New Jersey: Information Today, Inc., 2000. ISBN: 1-57387-081-1. 150 pages. (Google Books)

Browne, Glenda, Sylvia Coates, Joel S. Berson, Rohan Bolton, Jochen Fassbender, Jill Halliday, Michele Combs, Hilary Faulkner, Ann Hudson, Maureen MacGlashan (Editor), Newcomers: A selection of articles for those new to indexing, Kindle Edition, Society of Indexers, 27 Oct 2012 (from Producing an eBook - How hard can it be? by James Lamb)

Browne, Glenda, Jon Jermey, The indexing companion, Port Melbourne, Vic. : Cambridge University Press, 2007. xii, 249 p. ; 25 cm., ISBN 9780521689885

Browne, Glenda, Jon Jermey, The indexing companion workbook : book indexing ; your indexing mentor in a book, Blaxland, N.S.W. : G. Browne & J. Jermey, 2009. 125 p. ; 30 cm., ISBN 9780980703306 - To be used with the 'Indexing companion', Cambridge University Press, 2007, ISBN 9780521689885

Browne, Glenda and Jonathan Jermey. Website Indexing: Enhancing Access to Information within Websites, 2nd edition. Adelaide, South Australia: Auslib Press, 2004. 148 pages. PDF is now available free of charge from lulu.com

BSI Group, ISO 999:1996: Information and documentation -- Guidelines for the content, organization and presentation of indexes, 2nd ed, ISO, 1996

Davis, Charles H. and Debora Shaw, Ed. Introduction to Information Science and Technology, Medford, NJ: Information Today, Inc., 2011. ISBN 978-1-57387-423-6. 288 pages. (Boyd Raymond was professor at UNSW Library School in 1991)

epub-revison, IDPF (github repository)

Fetters, Linda K., "Handbook of Indexing Techniques: A Guide for Beginning Indexers", 3rd ed, Fetters Infomanagement Co, ISBN 978-0929599052, 2001

Fetters, Linda K., The Handbook of Indexing Techniques: A Guide for Beginning Indexers, 5th ed, Medford, New Jersey: Information Today, Inc., 2013, 192 pp, softbound, ISBN 978-1-57387-461-8 - print, Amazon Kindle, Nook, EBSCO, OverDrive, ebrary, Chegg, Blio, launched at ASI Conference on April 17, 2013

Gylling, Marcus, William McCoy, Matt Garrish, EPUB Publications 3.0.1 Recommended Specification, IDPF, 26 June 2014

Hedden, Heather. Indexing Specialties: Web Sites. Medford, New Jersey: Information Today, Inc., 2007. ISBN: 978-1-57387-302-4. 165 pages. (book review by Richard Shrout)

Henninger, Maureen. Hidden Web: quality information on the Net. Sydney: UNSW Press, 2nd ed, 2007. ISBN: 978-0868408552. 352 pages.

Henninger, Maureen. Don't just surf: effective research strategies for the Net. Sydney, UNSW Press, 1999, 2nd ed, ISBN: 978-0868406565, 189 pages (Amazon).

Kasdorf, William, ed., The Columbia Guide to Digital Publishing, Columbia University Press, 2003. ISBN 978-0231124997. 816 pages. (Amazon)

Kvern, Olav Martin, David Blatner and Bob Bringhurst, Real World InDesign CS6, (award winning index by Jan Wright), Peachpit Press, July 16, 2012, ISBN-13: 978-0321834614 - includes how to write InDesign scripts, author Kvern and indexer Wright wrote InDesign ePUB indexing scripts with Jan Wright on creating ePUB indexes in InDesign

Lamb, James. Website Indexes: Visitors to Content in Two Clicks, or website indexing with XRefHT32 freeware. Ardleigh, Essex, England: Jalamb.com Ltd., 2006. ISBN: 978-1-4116-7937-5. 144 pages.

Landes, Cheryl, Embedded Indexing in Adobe FrameMaker Handbook, Tabby Cat Communications (2011)

Landes, Cheryl, "Findability" chapter for The Language of Content Strategy by Scott Abel and Rahel Anne Bailie (2014).

Landes, Cheryl, Online Help Indexing in MadCap Flare Handbook, Tabby Cat Communications (2011)

Leise, Fred, Kate Mertes and Nan Badgett, Indexing for Editors and Authors: A Practical Guide to Understanding Indexes (Google Books), May 2008, ISBN 978-1-57387-334-5, 160pp, softbound, print and ebook

Locke, David and William Meisheid. RoboHELP 2000 for WinHelp: The Course in a Book (Amazon), Sageline Publishing, Dec 1999. (also suitable for users of RoboHELP 9x) (There have been no significant changes to RoboHELP Classic (WinHelp) edition since version 2000. Please see the book's page for details on content.) Out of Print.

Meisheid, William. Successful Indexing With RoboHELP HTML Edition (Amazon). Ellicott City, Maryland: Sageline Publishing, Aug 2001. ISBN: 096-725-704-2. 216 pages. [Currently out of print and a little outdated for the current version (RoboHelp X5), but the author has turned it into a PDF that he may distribute or even break out as a section of his Web site.]

Meisheid, William. Teach Yourself Indexing for RoboHELP Classic (Amazon), Sageline Publishing, Sep 2000.

Meyers, Peter, Breaking the Page: Transforming Books and the Reading Experience, Preview Edition, O'Reilly Media, 2011, Kindle Edition, $0.00, File Size: 5141 KB

Morville, Peter and Louis Rosenfeld, Information Architecture for the World Wide Web: Designing Large Scale Websites, O'Reilly Media, 3rd ed, Nov 2006, 528 pages, indexed by Fred Leise (member of SIG) (Safari sampler)

Mulvany, Nancy C., "Indexing Books", University of Chicago Press, ISBN 978-0226550145, 1994

OWL 2 Web Ontology Language Document Overview (Second Edition), W3C, 11 Dec 2012 - semantic Web

Perlman, Janet, Enid L. Zafran (editors), "Index It Right! Advice from Experts, Volume 2", Medford, New Jersey: Information Today, Inc., 2010, 176pp, softbound, ISBN 978-1-57387-396-3 - database indexes, taxonomies, embedded software

Schroeder, Sandi. Software for Indexing. Medford, New Jersey: Information Today, Inc., 2003. ISBN: 1-57387-166-4. 220 pages. [Includes a chapter on Web and online indexing software.]

Stauber, Do Mi, "Facing the Text: Content and Structure in Book Indexing", Cedar Row Press, ISBN 0-9748345-0-5, 2004

Weinberg, Bella Hass. Can you recommend a good book on indexing?, Medford, New Jersey: Information Today, Inc., 1998, ISBN 978-1-57387-041-2, 161pp, softbound, 1998

White, Martin. The Intranet Management Handbook, Medford, NJ: Information Today, Inc., 2011. ISBN 978-1-57387-426-7. 256 pages.

Zafran, Enid L. (editor), "Index It Right! Advice From the Experts, Volume 3", Medford, New Jersey: Information Today, Inc., 2014, 216pp, softbound, ISBN 978-1-57387-500-4 - includes ebook indexing by Glenda Browne and Mary Coe, taxonomy construction by Fred Leise, meta-tagging by Chuck Knapp

Zafran, Enid L. (editor), "Index It Right! Advice from Experts, Volume 1", Medford, New Jersey: Information Today, Inc., Oct 2005, ebook - includes computer manuals (Beth Palmer), Websites (Fred Leise)


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