Indexing and Abstracting: Spring 2010


Erik T. Mitchell


University of North Carolina Greensboro


Spring 2010


This course is an introduction to the nature and purpose of indexing and abstracting and the relationship of these topics in library and information disciplines. The course introduces core concepts in indexing, abstracting, information organization, and explores theories and methods for applying these skills.

Required Textbook:

Lancaster, F. Wilfrid. 2003. Indexing and abstracting in theory and practice.
Mulvany, Nancy C. 1994. Indexing books.

Link to Syllabus:

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