The Indexer: The International Journal of Indexing

Art book indexes reviewed

The Indexer: The International Journal of Indexing (2014), 32, (3), 104–108.

Abstract

Catherine Sassen, drawing on reviews published in CAA.Reviews, discusses index characteristics considered important by reviewers of art books.

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Barchas, J. (1996) Review of The dictionary of 20th century British book illustrators, by A. Horne. The Library 18(2), quoted in ‘Indexes reviewed,’ The Indexer (1997) 20(3), 172. Indexes reviewed The Library 18 172 Google Scholar

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College Art Association (CAA) (2014a) ‘ Centennial.’ Available at www.collegeart.org/centennial/eyehandmind (accessed 4 April 2014). Google Scholar

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Dartnell, J. (2007) ‘Scientific book reviews: how much do indexes matter?’ The Indexer 25(3), 186. Scientific book reviews: how much do indexes matter? The Indexer 25 186 Google Scholar

Flanders, J. (2011) Review of What makes a masterpiece, ed. by C. Dell. Times Literary Supplement, 4 Feb., quoted in ‘Indexes reviewed.’ The Indexer (2011) 29(2), 89. Indexes reviewed Times Literary Supplement 29 89 Google Scholar

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Lavell, C. (1990) ‘Indexes, mentions of, by reviewers’, letter. The Indexer 17(1), 60. Indexes, mentions of, by reviewers The Indexer 17 60 Google Scholar

Lipetz, B.-A. (1989) ‘The usefulness of indexes’, in Indexing: The state of our knowledge and the state of our ignorance, ed. B. H. Weinberg. Medford, N.J.: Learned Information. The usefulness of indexes Indexing: The state of our knowledge and the state of our ignorance Google Scholar

McFadden, T. (1993) ‘Book reviewers and indexes.’ Key Words 1(8), 4–5. Book reviewers and indexes Key Words 1 4 5 Google Scholar

Rogers, A. (1993) Review of Encyclopedia of architectural terms, by J. S. Curl. Local historian, May, quoted in ‘Indexes reviewed.’ The Indexer (1994) 19(1), 66. Indexes reviewed Local historian 19 66 Google Scholar

Rowland, M. and Brenner, D. (1998) ‘Indexing art and art history materials,’ in M. Towery (ed.), Indexing specialties: history. Medford, N.J.: Information Today in association with ASI. Indexing art and art history materials Indexing specialties: history Google Scholar

Sassen, C. (2010) ‘Reference book indexes reviewed.’ The Indexer 28(1), 26–9. Reference book indexes reviewed The Indexer 28 26 9 Google Scholar

Sassen, C. (2012) ‘Biography indexes reviewed.’ The Indexer 30(3), 136–40. Biography indexes reviewed The Indexer 30 136 40 Google Scholar

Sassen, C. (2013) ‘History indexes reviewed.’ The Indexer 31(3), 105–9. History indexes reviewed The Indexer 31 105 9 Google Scholar

Tomkins, C. (1985) ‘Heavyweights.’ New Yorker 60(52), 112. Heavyweights New Yorker 60 112 Google Scholar

Wellisch, H. H. (1995a) ‘Illustrations,’ in Indexing from A to Z, 2nd edn. New York: H.W. Wilson. Illustrations Indexing from A to Z Google Scholar

Wellisch, H. H. (1995b) ‘Nonprint materials,’ in Indexing from A to Z, 2nd edn. New York: H.W. Wilson. Nonprint materials Indexing from A to Z Google Scholar

Wyman, P. (1999) ‘Medical indexes reviewed.’ The Indexer 21(3), 124–6. Medical indexes reviewed The Indexer 21 124 6 Google Scholar

Zafran, E. L. (2008). ‘Indexing art books and exhibition catalogs: checklist.’ Unpublished paper presented at the ASI Annual Conference, Denver, Colo., 2 May. Indexing art books and exhibition catalogs: checklist Google Scholar

Zafran, E. L. (2012) ‘Names in art books,’ in N. Bridge (ed.), Indexing names. Medford, N.J.: Information Today in association with ASI. Names in art books Indexing names Google Scholar

Barchas, J. (1996) Review of The dictionary of 20th century British book illustrators, by A. Horne. The Library 18(2), quoted in ‘Indexes reviewed,’ The Indexer (1997) 20(3), 172. Indexes reviewed The Library 18 172 Google Scholar

Coerr, S. D. (2005) ‘Indexing art books and catalogs’, in E. L. Zafran (ed.) Index it right: advice from the experts, Vol.1, Medford, N.J.: Information Today in association with ASI. Indexing art books and catalogs Google Scholar

College Art Association (CAA) (2014a) ‘ Centennial.’ Available at www.collegeart.org/centennial/eyehandmind (accessed 4 April 2014). Google Scholar

CAA (2014b) ‘ Publications.’ Available at www.collegeart.org/publications/ (accessed 4 April 2014). Google Scholar

Dartnell, J. (2007) ‘Scientific book reviews: how much do indexes matter?’ The Indexer 25(3), 186. Scientific book reviews: how much do indexes matter? The Indexer 25 186 Google Scholar

Flanders, J. (2011) Review of What makes a masterpiece, ed. by C. Dell. Times Literary Supplement, 4 Feb., quoted in ‘Indexes reviewed.’ The Indexer (2011) 29(2), 89. Indexes reviewed Times Literary Supplement 29 89 Google Scholar

Lamb, J. (2009) Review of Faber and Faber: eighty years of book cover design, ed. by J. Connolly, Literary Review, October, quoted in ‘Indexes reviewed.’ The Indexer (2010) 28(3), 136. Indexes reviewed Literary Review 28 136 Google Scholar

Lavell, C. (1990) ‘Indexes, mentions of, by reviewers’, letter. The Indexer 17(1), 60. Indexes, mentions of, by reviewers The Indexer 17 60 Google Scholar

Lipetz, B.-A. (1989) ‘The usefulness of indexes’, in Indexing: The state of our knowledge and the state of our ignorance, ed. B. H. Weinberg. Medford, N.J.: Learned Information. The usefulness of indexes Indexing: The state of our knowledge and the state of our ignorance Google Scholar

McFadden, T. (1993) ‘Book reviewers and indexes.’ Key Words 1(8), 4–5. Book reviewers and indexes Key Words 1 4 5 Google Scholar

Rogers, A. (1993) Review of Encyclopedia of architectural terms, by J. S. Curl. Local historian, May, quoted in ‘Indexes reviewed.’ The Indexer (1994) 19(1), 66. Indexes reviewed Local historian 19 66 Google Scholar

Rowland, M. and Brenner, D. (1998) ‘Indexing art and art history materials,’ in M. Towery (ed.), Indexing specialties: history. Medford, N.J.: Information Today in association with ASI. Indexing art and art history materials Indexing specialties: history Google Scholar

Sassen, C. (2010) ‘Reference book indexes reviewed.’ The Indexer 28(1), 26–9. Reference book indexes reviewed The Indexer 28 26 9 Google Scholar

Sassen, C. (2012) ‘Biography indexes reviewed.’ The Indexer 30(3), 136–40. Biography indexes reviewed The Indexer 30 136 40 Google Scholar

Sassen, C. (2013) ‘History indexes reviewed.’ The Indexer 31(3), 105–9. History indexes reviewed The Indexer 31 105 9 Google Scholar

Tomkins, C. (1985) ‘Heavyweights.’ New Yorker 60(52), 112. Heavyweights New Yorker 60 112 Google Scholar

Wellisch, H. H. (1995a) ‘Illustrations,’ in Indexing from A to Z, 2nd edn. New York: H.W. Wilson. Illustrations Indexing from A to Z Google Scholar

Wellisch, H. H. (1995b) ‘Nonprint materials,’ in Indexing from A to Z, 2nd edn. New York: H.W. Wilson. Nonprint materials Indexing from A to Z Google Scholar

Wyman, P. (1999) ‘Medical indexes reviewed.’ The Indexer 21(3), 124–6. Medical indexes reviewed The Indexer 21 124 6 Google Scholar

Zafran, E. L. (2008). ‘Indexing art books and exhibition catalogs: checklist.’ Unpublished paper presented at the ASI Annual Conference, Denver, Colo., 2 May. Indexing art books and exhibition catalogs: checklist Google Scholar

Zafran, E. L. (2012) ‘Names in art books,’ in N. Bridge (ed.), Indexing names. Medford, N.J.: Information Today in association with ASI. Names in art books Indexing names Google Scholar

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Sassen, Catherine