Are indexes worth it? Evidence from book reviews


A good index allows previous readers to relocate remembered items and new readers to identify passages of interest to them. It does this, not via a search for words, or words in context, as a search engine might, but by providing an outline of the intellectual content of the work whatever words are used. It provides useful subdivisions of topics… (More)
DOI: 10.1087/095315108X323875

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