ERIC Number: ED022496
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Indexing for ERIC. Volume 2, Lesson 1-Introduction to Indexing; Lesson 2-How to Index a Document.
Langridge, D.W.; And Others
This volume contains the first two lessons of a course in subject indexing based upon the Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC) Thesaurus, Lesson 1 is an introduction to indexing, containing definitions and concepts related to the theory of indexing and information retrieval as well as an introduction to the ERIC Thesaurus. Lesson 2 is about the procedures involved in indexing a document. In this lesson the problems of choosing useful indexing concepts and translating them into terms used in the ERIC Thesaurus are dealt with. Also included is a discussion of the hierarchical relationships displayed in the thesaurus, the use of identifiers, and major descriptors. The last two lessons of the course are contained in volume 3 (LI 000 816) and the appendices are in volume 1 (LI 000 815). (CM)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Bureau of Research.
Authoring Institution: Maryland Univ., College Park. School of Library and Information Services.