Maybe once a year. Maybe once a year someone will give me a list of terms or say they want these concepts in the index. So its essentially left up to your expertise how to phrase or format the index? Right. Is there any kind of standard or thorough it has to be? Or does reading through the book inform what the ultimate index is supposed to look like? A little bit of both. Theres a section of the Chicago manual thats devoted to indexes. If you have an entry, Lincoln, Abraham, you dont want to see that term and then 34 page references. In some indexes youll see that no sub-entries. selection processThats a really bad index.
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