The Indexer: The International Journal of Indexing

Name authority control in large projects

The Indexer: The International Journal of Indexing (2015), 33, (3), 0–6.

Abstract

Name authority control is a system for ensuring standardization in the handling of names in indexes for large and/or continuing publications. Linda Dunn explains how the system works, considers its strengths and drawbacks, outlines how to set up the files needed, and provides sources for indexers to use in compiling an authoritative database of correctly formatted names.

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Dunn, Linda