Document (#21640)

Author
Manley, S.
Harwood, N.
Title
Bringing it home : learning to index books by correspondence
Source
Indexer. 20(1997) no.4, S.185-187
Year
1997
Abstract
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Graduate School Correspondence Study Program offers 2 indexing courses: Basic indexing and Applied indexing. Basic indexing covers indexing techniques in the style used by the University of Chicago Press. The Applied indexing course is a short-form simulation of ehr experiences of a frelance indexer. Over 2.600 students have enrolled on these courses since their inception in the mid-1980s. Gives details of the contents of the courses, discusses the challenges for students and teachers and emphasizes the strength of individualized instruction provided by a correspondence course
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