The Indexer: The International Journal of Indexing

Indexing software in China: past, present and future

The Indexer: The International Journal of Indexing (2009), 27, (3), 124–127.

Abstract

Wang Yanxiang describes the problems associated with the development of dedicated Chinese language software and explains how his own program, IndexStar, has largely overcome these, offering an admirable professional tool, highly adaptable and suitable for use in many index-like contexts.

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Hejing (1995) Computer-aided indexing of books. Theory and Practice of Information 1995(3). Google Scholar

Hou Hanqing (1993) The index of literature classification and computer-aided compilation. Library and Information Science Forum 1993(4). The index of literature classification and computer-aided compilation Library and Information Science Forum Google Scholar

Hou Hanqing (1995) Computer applications and the indexing task. Journal of Academic Library and Information 1995(3). Computer applications and the indexing task Journal of Academic Library and Information Google Scholar

Huang Shuiqing (1995) The theory and practice of computer order ranking of Chinese character terms. Jiangsu Library 1995(1). The theory and practice of computer order ranking of Chinese character terms Jiangsu Library Google Scholar

Jiang Kunyang (1998) Make good use of computer technology for yearbook indexing. Yearbook of Information and Research 1998(2). Make good use of computer technology for yearbook indexing Yearbook of Information and Research Google Scholar

Wang Yanxiang (1998) Computer-aided compilation of the Yearbook index, Yearbook of Information and Research 1998(2). Computer-aided compilation of the Yearbook index, Yearbook of Information and Research 1998(2) Yearbook of Information and Research Google Scholar

Wang Yanxiang (2003) Compilation of the Yearbook index: questions and answers. Journal of the China Society of Indexers 2003(4). Compilation of the Yearbook index: questions and answers Journal of the China Society of Indexers Google Scholar

Wang Yanxiang (2004) Me and the index. Journal of the China Society of Indexers 2004(1). Me and the index Journal of the China Society of Indexers Google Scholar

Wang Yanxiang (2005) IndexStar development and index compilation, in Lexicography and digital research. Shanghai: Shanghai Dictionary Publishing House. IndexStar development and index compilation Lexicography and digital research Google Scholar

Zeng Lei (1994) Computer-aided indexing and index compilation. Index Research Review - Indexing Automation 1994. Computer-aided indexing and index compilation Index Research Review - Indexing Automation Google Scholar

Zhang Qiyu (1997) Easy electronic indexing with WPS word processing software. Library Journal, 1997(3). Easy electronic indexing with WPS word processing software Library Journal Google Scholar

Zhang Qiyu (2004) Functional requirements and the problems of book indexing software. Journal of the China Society of Indexers 2004(3). Functional requirements and the problems of book indexing software Journal of the China Society of Indexers Google Scholar

Zhang Qiyu (2006) Manual of book indexing (Tushu Neirong Suoyin Bianzhifa), Huaxue Gongye Chubanshan, Beijing. Manual of book indexing Google Scholar

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Yanxiang, Wang