The Indexer: The International Journal of Indexing

From index to network: topic maps in the Enhanced Networked Monographs project

The Indexer: The International Journal of Indexing (2019), 37, (1), 13–35.


The Enhanced Networked Monographs (ENM) project was an experimental publishing project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and carried out from 2015 to 2018. Over the course of the project, methods were developed to extract topics from indexes, build tools to curate the result of the integration, and create a platform for reading. This article discusses the creation of the ENM topic map, a meta-index created by combining many individual back-of-book indexes using the Topic Curation Toolkit.

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Provo, Alexandra