Making an Index

  • Bernice Sacks Lipkin


An index is an alphabetized list of words and text phrases that are important in the document as concepts or as critical elements of the subject matter of the document or as words with specialized meaning or as words reserved by the subject matter. Depending on the subject, the index item can be a single text phrase, programming languages, or it can warrant a hierarchical list, where it is itself chunked into subsidiary categories:

languages,programming C




Specialized Meaning Page Number Line Option Index Item Alphabetize List 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


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  • Bernice Sacks Lipkin

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