The Indexer: The International Journal of Indexing

Professionalism and the indexer

The Indexer: The International Journal of Indexing (2007), 25, (3), 167–168.

Abstract

This article explores what ‘professionalism’ means for the indexer, the benefits of ‘legitimized authority’, the part to be played by education, training and recognized standards, and the role of indexing societies at a national and international level.

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Halliday, Jill