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International indexing good practice Website

Indexing Good Practice Home Page

This site explains the commonly agreed standards for indexes in books, documents, help files, web sites and other electronic and print media.

The objectives are:

to promote good practice in indexing

to help those commissioning indexes:

Resources are also provided to help find and commission an indexer.

This site is maintained using Wiki - Professional indexers wishing to help should read the IGP maintenance guidelines


alphabetical order

filing see alphabetical order

letter-by-letter order see alphabetical order

sorting see alphabetical order

word-by-word order see alphabetical order

The intention for this Website is to document, synthesize and extend the current standards for indexing.

This Website is using a Wiki as its structure. Some pages you might find useful are: