Indexer: The International Journal of Indexing (The)

Successful subheadings

Indexer: The International Journal of Indexing (The) (2013), 31, (4), 0

Abstract

Creating appropriate and useful subheadings is one of the particular challenges of indexing. After a brief discussion of what subheadings are and how they are used, Fred Leise explores ten heuristics to improve subheadings. He also explores some common problems in writing subheadings and briefly touches on editing them.

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Reid, P. (1996) Art and affection: a life of Virginia Woolf. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Art and affection: a life of Virginia Woolf Google Scholar

Stauber, D. M. (2004) Facing the text. Eugene, Ore.: Cedar Row Press. Facing the text Google Scholar

Swade, D. (2000) The cogwheel brain. New York: Little, Brown. The cogwheel brain Google Scholar

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Leise, Fred