The Indexer: The International Journal of Indexing

Protecting culture and civilization: indexing world heritage

The Indexer: The International Journal of Indexing (2017), 35, (2), 80–85.

Abstract

Meral Alakus explores the protection-facing efforts to protect world heritage, both tangible and intangible, setting out the background as established in the two UNESCO World Heritage conventions. She gives examples of the different sorts of heritage and the particular issues they present, looks at how cataloguing, for better or worse, has been handled over the years, draws comparisons with indexing conventions, and makes recommendations for the way forward.

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Alakus, Meral