How to Think Like An Indexer [On-line Event]

In the age of rapid fire information exchange, the artful skill of categorizing and organizing content has never been more critical. For Technical Communicators, the complexities are astounding when you consider accessibility from multiple perspectives and then compounded when you factor multi channel delivery. In this TC Dojo we will show you how you can begin to think like an indexer when designing your strategy. How to categorize and organize hierarchies of information and, most importantly, how to craft your indexing from objectivity. This Dojo session will introduce you to the skills that will enable you to create succinct indexes consistently for all of your publications.

Indexing is a profession: Learn from the experts! The topics of metadata, indexing, and search had a lot of votes, so we found Lucie Haskins, professional indexer, and on 9 December 2013, she’s here to share her expertise.

Here’s what she’s going to talk about:

In the age of rapid fire information exchange, the artful skill of categorizing and organizing content has never been more critical. For Technical Communicators, the complexities are astounding when you consider accessibility from multiple perspectives and then compounded when you factor multi channel delivery. In this TC Dojo we will show you how you can begin to think like an indexer when designing your strategy. How to categorize and organize hierarchies of information and, most importantly, how to craft your indexing from objectivity. This Dojo session will introduce you to the skills that will enable you to create succinct indexes consistently for all of your publications.

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Tweet Roundup: Arbortext User Meeting October 2010

Tweet roundup from Arbortext user meeting Oct 2010: Todd Hicks, an ACL tool to find and replace attributes

Earlier today, the Arbortext User Group had their monthly meeting. The guest today was Todd Hicks from Wolters Kluwer with us. He’s going to talk about a tool he built at the request of his users. His users want to do less work and they’re always asking him, “hey, can you make it do this?” Well, today, we saw one of the many things you can do if you have Arbortext in your tool chest.

In case you missed it, you can watch the video recording or browse through the live tweet stream from the event captured below.  If you want to know more about the kinds of tools Todd and his team have built on the Arbortext platform, you might want to listen to Todd’s interview.

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