Indexing

  • Coordinate Indexing

    Coordinate indexing, a system invented by Dr. Mortimer Tauhe and his associates in Documentation incorporated, is based on the conception of the uniterm. The theory is that each book or periodical title, each periodical article, etc., can be reduced for indexing purposes to a number of basic ideas capable of being represented mostly by single terms. In the uniterm system each book, document, or other…

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  • Folksonomy

    The digitalization of information has spawned many new concepts and terminology. One such term is folksonomy, which is a collaborative effort to create user-initiated classification systems. The term is a combination of folks and taxonomy and is also known as collaborative tagging and social indexing. Folksonomies became popular on the web around 2004 as part of social software applications such as social bookmarking and photograph…

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  • Need For Indexing and Abstracting

     The basic purpose of an index or an abstract is effective and efficient access to information, either through structured records, such as books and databases, or random stores of information, such as information found with Internet search engines. Indexes are mind road maps to both known and unknown information. Sometimes we know that certain information exists out there and all we have to do is…

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  • English

    Difference between Book index and Periodical index.

    Book index and Periodical indexing are two aspects of indexing system. Those have many differences. Some of them are mention below: Book Index Periodical index Compiled only once and within a relatively short time and usually performed by a person. A continuous process and more often performed by a term of indexers and lasting for an extended period. Deals with a more or less well-defined…

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  • Categories of Indexing System

    Simply stated, indexing is the procedure that produces entries in an index. Indexing system can be categorized into flowing two groups: a. Assigned Term Indexing System: In this system, an indexer must assign terms or descriptors on the basis of subjective interpretation of the concepts implied in the document, and in so doing will have to use some intellectual efforts. Indexers determine the subject matter…

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  • English

    Difference between Index and Abstract

    Index VS Abstract: Comparative Study between Index & Abstract. An abstract is a real surrogate of the document. By skimming abstract user get an idea about the real document without reading the whole from the beginning to the end. Unlike an abstract, an index can not replace the original and acts as a guide to it. The index is a gate and not a real…

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