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Job Description:

  • 1) Prepares indices for books and other publications: Reads material to determine which items should be in index.

  • 2) Arranges topical or alphabetical list of index items, according to page or chapter, indicating location of item in text.

  • 3) Classifies items of topical interest, and inserts cross references in index to refer reader to related subjects appearing elsewhere in text.

  • 4) Directs activities of clerical staff engaged in typing index, filing subject-cards, and performing related duties.

  • 5) May prepare related items, such as glossaries, bibliographies, and explanatory footnotes, following literary style of manuscript author.




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DOT:   132.367-010

Job Number: 3366