The Indexer: The International Journal of Indexing

Indexes behaving badly IV: the cobbler’s children have, once again, lost their shoes

The Indexer: The International Journal of Indexing (2018), 36, (1), 23–24.

Abstract

In this fourth article in the series, Mary returns with a less-then-helpful index from another information studies book. In previous articles in this series, she asked why there were so many bad ones, then found a good one. Unfortunately, we are now back to the former.

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Coe, Mary