The Indexer: The International Journal of Indexing

The Indexer: The International Journal of Indexing

  • ISSN (Online) : 1756-0632
  • ISSN (Print) : 0019-4131
  • Language : English
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The Indexer is published on behalf of the Society of Indexers.

The journal seeks to cover the full range of subjects, from articles at the cutting edge of new techniques to contributions discussing in a practical way the new tools available to indexers at all points in the technical spectrum or exploring the history of indexing. 

Its reviews section covers both printed and electronic material, including websites and hardware and software of interest to the indexer, while 'Indexes Reviewed' highlights some of the best (and worst) examples of indexing in action. Through regular conference reports it also keeps readers up to date with what is going on across the international indexing community.  

First published in 1958 on a twice-yearly basis, it moved in 2008 to a quarterly publication.

The Indexer is indexed and abstracted in Cabell's Whitelist and Scopus. 

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LUP is committed to maintaining the highest ethical standards. We therefore ask that all contributors and reviewers adhere to the COPE Core Practices. More info can be found on the COPE website.

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There are currently no Calls for Papers for The Indexer.

Mary Coe

Indexes Reviewed Editor
Christine Shuttleworth

Reviews Editor (General)

Editorial Board
Pierke Bosschieter
Netherland Indexers Network (NIN)
International Committee of Representative of Indexing Societies (ICRIS)

Dr Philip Hider
School of Information Studies, Charles Sturt University (Australia)

Ann Kingdom
Society of Indexers (UK)
International Committee of Representative of Indexing Societies (ICRIS)

Dr Valerie Nesset
University at Buffalo, Department of Information Science (USA)

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As a member you receive a free subscription, printed and online, to The Indexer. Membership of the Society of Indexers is open to individuals whose activities or interests are directly connected with indexing and who support the purpose and objectives of the Society. All members are expected to sign up to the Code of Professional Conduct. For more information please go to the Society of Indexers website.

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Volume 40 (2022)