ERIC Number: ED349969
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Guide to Indexing "The Forum."
Bakken, Lori; Miller, Michael M.
This guide presents the policies and procedures used by the North Dakota State University Libraries for indexing "The Forum," a daily newspaper serving eastern North Dakota and western Minnesota. The guide includes lists of material to be included and excluded, timetables for updating the index, duties of the editor and the library clerk, rules for compiling the index (general, headlines, names, punctuation, and qualifiers), and rules for indexing obituaries (general and names). Step-by-step instructions for producing weekly, monthly, and annual reports using the Procite bibliographic software program and converting the monthly and annual reports to Word Perfect 5.1 are also provided. (KRN)
Descriptors: College Libraries, Computer Software, Databases, Guidelines, Higher Education, Indexing, Library Policy, Newspapers, Reports, Word Processing
Reference Department, North Dakota State University Libraries, P.O. Box 5599, Fargo, ND 58105-5599 ($10).
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Media Staff; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: North Dakota State Univ., Fargo. Univ. Library.
Identifiers: Library Procedures; North Dakota State University