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Last updated 19 May 2008 — now very out of date!

Indexing Books, by Nancy C. Mulvany
Second edition, University of Chicago Press, 2005, ISBN 0226552764.
The Art of Indexing, by Larry Bonura
John Wiley & Sons, 1994, ISBN 0471014494.
Indexes: A Chapter from The Chicago Manual of Style, 15th Edition
University Of Chicago Press, 2003, ISBN 0226104060.
Indexing: A Nuts-and-Bolts Guide for Technical Writers, by Kurt Ament
Noyes Publications, 2001, ISBN 0815514816.
Beyond Book Indexing, edited by Marilyn Rowland and Diane Brenner
“How to get started in Web indexing, embedded indexing, and other computer-based media,” Information Today Inc, 2000, ISBN 1573870811.
An Indexer’s Guide to the Internet, by Lori Lathrop
Second edition, Information Today, Inc, 1999, ISBN 1573870781.
The Indexing Companion, by Glenda Browne and Jon Jermey
Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, 2007, ISBN 978-0521689885. A guide for indexers and people working with indexers. It covers a wide range of indexing topics from introductory material to specialist formats including periodicals, online help, and bibliographic databases, and discusses related fields such as records management and museum cataloguing. Order from CUP, Australia
Website Indexing, by Glenda Browne and Jonathan Jermey
"Enhancing access to information within websites," second edition. Auslib Press, 2004, ISBN 1875145567, review of first edition. Order using an Australian cheque or any credit card, from Auslib Press, PO Box 622, Blackwood, SA 5051, Australia, fax +61-8-8278-4000 or email