- Before the conference, interest built up on the internet.
- Discussion on BBC Radio 3 too.
- — Nicola King (@icemaiden1964)Thu, Jun 22 2017 05:32:11
- The first day arrived...
- — The Indexer (@The_Indexer)Thu, Jun 22 2017 07:48:00
- — Nicola King (@icemaiden1964)Thu, Jun 22 2017 08:33:26#bookindex17 About to start, feeling very Oxford this morning. Ran round the water meadows, breakfast in hall, with students doing exams.
- — Kate Faulkner (@KateFaulkner2)Thu, Jun 22 2017 09:17:46
- — Kate Faulkner (@KateFaulkner2)Thu, Jun 22 2017 09:21:45#bookindex17 Producing an index for C19th periodical: shows an expectation that people will want to read/consult in the future not ephemera
- — Kate Faulkner (@KateFaulkner2)Thu, Jun 22 2017 09:32:30#bookindex17 Next talk by Liangyu Fu: for generations the traditional Chinese book had no concept of a back of the book index.
- — Kate Faulkner (@KateFaulkner2)Thu, Jun 22 2017 09:36:26#bookindex17 More research needed as to why no indexes. Pos because expectation that imp books shd be memorised - is an index cheating?
The Book Index Conference
A two-day conference at the Bodleian Library, organised by the Centre for the Study of the Book, Oxford University. 22nd-23rd June 2017. An opportunity for academics and professionals to meet and and talk about indexes. With thanks to Dennis Duncan @djbduncan for organising the whole event.
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