Publishing & Indexing Presentations
David K. Ream, LevTech's principal consultant, has presented at the annual conferences and chapter meetings of the American Society of Indexers, the UK Society of Indexers, and the Australian/New Zealand Society of Indexers.
[Note: the slides links below will invoke a PDF file. To view these, you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader™ which is free and can be downloaded from www.adobe.com. However, the slides are only part of the presentation. Demonstrations of software and web sites are also included in the presentations.]
- Multiple Index Publications: Some Case Studies. This session will show five different models for gathering data and generating multiple indexes to publications. Two of the editorial systems use a database approach and three use dedicated indexing preparation software. The approaches and technologies involved will be discussed, demonstrated, and contrasted. slides
- Web Indexes: definitions, contrasts to print indexes, and technologies for creation. This session covers the various types of web indexes, design criteria for print and web indexes, methods for handling locators and links, and some demonstrations of existing sites. slides
- Jump Starting New Projects: How to use files from clients, what are the file formats, how to vet & perform triage, conversions issues, extraction case studies. slides