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Indexing   /ˈɪndɛksɪŋ/   Listen

The act of classifying and providing an index in order to make items easier to retrieve.

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"Indexing" Quotes from Famous Books

... is here edited and printed for the first time. After the 659 numbers, which are supplied by the editor to facilitate cross references and indexing, the 659 items of the list are printed with spelling, capitalization, and punctuation as in the manuscript. Occasional raised letters, such as the "r" in "Mr." and the "e" in "ye," are brought down into the line. ...
— The Library of William Congreve • John C. Hodges

... Rose, virtuously indexing the letter-book, saw Harwood as he idly ranged the rooms try the hall door to make sure it was bolted. Then he stood at the window of his own room, staring at nothing. The telephone chimed cheerfully at intervals. Ramsay sought him; Thatcher had stationed one of his allies at ...
— A Hoosier Chronicle • Meredith Nicholson

... you tell me? Before I let you in for that horrible drudgery? All that typing and indexing—If I'd only known you were doing anything like this.... Why couldn't you ...
— Mary Olivier: A Life • May Sinclair

... days of preserving her private letters, and after her accession to the Throne all her official papers were similarly treated, and bound in volumes. The Prince Consort instituted an elaborate system of classification, annotating and even indexing many of the documents with his own hand. The result is that the collected papers form what is probably the most extraordinary series of State documents in the world. The papers which deal with the ...
— The Letters of Queen Victoria, Volume 1 (of 3), 1837-1843) • Queen Victoria

... Great Britain. In many schools they are allowed to study with men, as at the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Edinburgh; there are four medical schools for women only. We find women now actively engaged in agriculture, apiculture, poultry-keeping, horticulture; in library work and indexing; in stenography; in all trades and professions. The year 1893 witnessed the first appointment of women as factory inspectors, two being chosen that year in London and in Glasgow. Nottingham had chosen women as sanitary inspectors in 1892. Thus in about two ...
— A Short History of Women's Rights • Eugene A. Hecker

... Captain might know of the particulars of last night's doings, Peter sucked a mangosteen slowly, arranging his thoughts, card-indexing his alibis, and making cool preparations for an official cross-questioning. Clever lying out of his difficulty was the order, or the alternative for Peter ...
— Peter the Brazen - A Mystery Story of Modern China • George F. Worts

... should include catalogues of drawings (providing the drafting room is close enough to the planning room) as well as all records and reports for the whole establishment. The art of properly indexing information is by no means a simple one, and as far as possible it should be centered ...
— Shop Management • Frederick Winslow Taylor

Words linked to "Indexing" :   classification, index, compartmentalisation, assortment, compartmentalization, categorization, categorisation

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