Tag Archives: indexing

Out and about or Hub contributor training

Every year we provide our contributors and potential contributors with free training on how to use our EAD editor software. The days are great fun and we really enjoy the chance to meet archivists from around the UK and find … Continue reading

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English Language — subjectless constructions

This is (probably) a final blog post referring to the recent survey by the UK Archives Discovery Network (UKAD) Working Group on Indexing and Name Authorities. Here we look in particular at subject indexing. We received 82 responses to the … Continue reading

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English language — subjectless constructions*

This is (probably) a final blog post referring to the recent survey by the UK Archives Discovery Network (UKAD) Working Group. Here we look in particular at subject indexing. We received 82 responses to the question asking whether descriptions are … Continue reading

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Place names: we would be lost without them

According to the recent Indexing and Authority Records Survey (which I have been blogging about recently), archivists have a number of reasons why they think it is important to undertake place indexing: to facilitate access it is essential to resource … Continue reading

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“I’m Spartacus!’ (or giving a name authority)

This is the second blog post about the recent UKAD survey on indexing and name authorities (as stated previously a report on the survey will be made available shortly). It seems to me that there is some confusion over what … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name?

I have just been taking a look through the results of a recent survey by the UK Archives Discovery Network (UKAD) Working Group. The Working Group are getting together this week and will be looking at making the results public. … Continue reading

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