The Indexer: The International Journal of Indexing

The tyranny of the page

The Indexer: The International Journal of Indexing (2012), 30, (1), 2–5.

Abstract

Page (noun): a leaf or one side of a leaf, as of a book, letter, newspaper, or manuscript.1

Mary Coe wonders what will happen to the page as books move away from print and into electronic format. Is the page a cruel ruler that we can easily do without or is it a necessary structure for peace and harmony? She predicts that readers need the page, or something like it, and that indexers will have a role to play in the new regime.

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Coe, Mary