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Abstract:

The development of journal indexing since the early alphabetical tables to scientific works, culminating in current sophisticated cumulations, is traced. Standards for preparing indexes which have gradually evolved to cope with the increase in volume and complexity of the literature are described.

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1087/095315101300059512

Publication date: April 1, 2001

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  • Editor in Chief: Pippa Smart
    North American Editor: Judy Luther
    Reviews Editor: Pippa Smart

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