Marnie Lamb talk on indexing – YouTube video posted by the Editors’ Association of Canada (EAC), Toronto branch

At the March 2014 EAC Toronto branch meeting, Marnie Lamb talks to editors about the often mysterious art of indexing. How does an indexer decide which terms to include? What are the mechanics of creating an index? What type of reader uses an index? Lamb discusses these questions in the context of her experience indexing Michael Bryant’s 28 Seconds, the memoir of a well-known — and controversial — Canadian politician.
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