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Indexing Seminar, Austin GSLIS, TX, March 1998 David T. Terry 16 Feb 1998 19:57 UTC

Space is still available (but limited) for this workshop.  Call or email
if you would like for me to fax or mail you a brochure/registration info.

sponsored by The University of Texas at Austin, Graduate School of Library
and Information Science:


will be held on Friday, March 6, 1998 at the UT Thompson
Conference Center, from 9:00am - 4:00pm.

The registration fee is $195.  A .5 Continuing Education Unit (CEU)
from the University of Texas at Austin will be awarded for attending
this workshop.

SPEAKERS:  The instructors will be
Hermina Anghelescu, doctoral candidate at the Graduate School of Library
and Information Science, The University of Texas at Austin, and
Linda Webster, a freelance indexer and indexing instructor.

This seminar is designed for:
 Those who are interested in exploring a freelance career in indexing and
beginning indexers who would like to enhance their indexing skills.
 Those who need to do inhouse indexing of local library collections and
library publications, including special librarians.
 Technical writers and other authors of nonfiction who need to index their
own publications.
 Journal and book editors who proofread and edit indexes created by others.

PROGRAM:  A practical introduction to basic indexing techniques for
journals, databases, and back-of-the-book indexes for beginning indexers.
Topics include choice of main headings and subheading, alphabetization,
cross-references, style and format.  Presentation will include examples
from different subject fields and hands-on exercises for participants.

There will also be a demonstration of CINDEX indexing software, available
for both Windows and Macintosh platforms.  Participants will have the
opportunity to practice indexing with CINDEX, and will receive a demo copy
of CINDEX to take home.

For brochure/registration form, send your fax number or mailing address to
David Terry,, (512) 471-8806, GSLIS, SZB 564, The
University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712-1276.