Indexer: The International Journal of Indexing (The)

Medical indexing in the United States

Indexer: The International Journal of Indexing (The) (2009), 27, (2), 59–61.

Abstract

This article discusses the US market for medical indexing, education, training, common issues in indexing medical topics, tools used in the indexing process, and indexing standards.

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Marie, Janyne Ste