Document (#21733)

Author
Calvert, D.
Title
Deconstructing indexing standards
Source
Indexer. 20(1996) no.2, S.74-77
Year
1996
Abstract
Describes the differences between to indexing standards: BS 3700 and ISO 999, and discusses their relevance and practicality. Topics covered include: terminology, quality, consistency, singular or plural terms, personal names, elided numbers, filing rules, arrangement of subheadings, presentation of indexes, cross-references, and the layout of set out and run-on subheadings
Footnote
Article based on a paper given at the Australian Society of Indexers' International Conference 1995
Theme
Register
Object
BS 3700
ISO 999

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