Re: [jats-list] Feedback on#00763 Inline index terms for JATS

Subject: Re: [jats-list] Feedback on#00763 Inline index terms for JATS
From: "B Tommie Usdin btusdin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx" <jats-list-service@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 18 Jan 2018 19:48:16 -0000
Nikos b

Thank you, that is exactly what I wanted to know. (And what an impressive
application: I love it!)

(I am sending a copy of this to the JATS Standing Committee private list
(jats-sc@xxxxxxxxxxxxx) because it seems likely that there are members of the
Standing Committee who do not read JATS-List.)

b Tommie

> On Jan 18, 2018, at 11:10 AM, Nikos Markantonatos nikos@xxxxxxxxxx
<jats-list-service@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Friends,
> I took it up as an action item to query the requester for agenda item
"#00763 Inline index terms for JATS".
> The question posed during the Jan 16 JATS Standing Committee meeting was
whether the need for a back-of-the-book type of index for journals was for
referencing back to parts *inside* an article or only pointing from the index
back to *entire* articles. Below is the answer from the original requester Jan
> "Thank you for discussing this and forwarding the questions to us.
> In most cases, the indexing would anchor to points or specific words at a
specific place in the article. In some cases, mainly in longer articles,
"zones" of texts are pointed to: a (part of a) paragraph, or in some cases a
set of paragraphs, which explains the "page ranges" in the index. Although
referencing a larger zone is an important feature, it is never intended to
reference a full article.
> Finding the granular place in the article where the matter is discussed is
the main objective. Finding the article itself is not the intention of the
functionality, even though I would personally find it an interesting thing to
consider for e.g. an archive or online collection."
> Best,
> Nikos Markantonatos
> Atypon
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