The Indexer: The International Journal of Indexing

An American pamphlet on book indexing: J. Ben Nichols’s Indexing: a manual for librarians, authors and publishers (1892)

The Indexer: The International Journal of Indexing (2017), 35, (4), 0

Abstract

A detailed and well-received pamphlet on book indexing, by J. Ben Nichols, was published in America in 1892. As Nichols explains, it is part of the tradition of alphabetico-specific indexing, as codified by Cutter and advocated by Wheatley in the 1870s.

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Walker, Alan