The word index is a noun. Index means (1) the finger next to the thumb, (2) an alphabetical listing of names and topics along with page numbers where they are discussed, (3) a number or ratio (a value on a scale of measurement) derived from a series of observed facts; can reveal relative changes as a function of time, (4) a mathematical notation indicating the number of times a quantity is multiplied by itself, (5) a numerical scale used to compare variables with one another or with some reference number.
Index is also a verb that means (1) adjust through indexation, (2) provide with an index, (3) list in an index.
The following articles and web pages elaborate on the word index.
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- Index of American Universities
Produced at the University of Florida, this website is an ongoing comprehensive listing of all American universities and colleges. Links to listings of international colleges, Canadian colleges, and Community colleges.
- Librarians' Internet Index
The website, begun in the early 1990s by a California reference librarian, is subtitled Websites You Can Trust. It is a publicly-funded website and a weekly newsletter is updated every Thursday with the addition of dozens of new high-quality websites. To date, there are over 20,000 entries in 14 subject areas, divided into 300 related topics. The website is free and users may suggest good sites.
- GE Products and Services
The reach of General Electric businesses is reflected in their expansive line of products and services that span many customers and industries worldwide. This page provides convenient access to the GE products and services index.
- B2C Menu
B2C, or Business to Consumer, transactions occur when businesses sell directly to consumers, most often in a retail setting. This website, started in 2008, affords convenient access to the Zeducorp consumer-oriented websites.
- Regional Directory
The regional directory is a database of local organizations in the United States of America, organized by category. Listed organizations include product suppliers, service providers, and non-profits.
- State Maps
Inaugurated in 2005, this site is a convenient map portal offering access to political, topographical, and relief maps for each US state. Each individual state map website also offers state-specific geographical and travel information.
- World Atlas
A world atlas contains information about the world in a variety of map formats. It features latitude and longitude information as well as detailed information about geographic landmarks and infrastructure.
Thomas Register, over 100 years old, is the well-known paper version of ThomasNet, which lists 650,000 industrial companies indexed by product and service categories. The online version also provides access to over 20 million CAD drawings and hundreds of searchable product catalogs. The site also provides a place for businesses to add their links. The website is free.
Online encyclopedia of Western signs and ideograms. Visitors can explore these symbols via a graphic index or a word index.
- Official Google Webmaster Central Blog
News about crawling and indexing sites for the Google Index. This site provides information about how the Google webmaster can contact users by notification on the Google Webmaster console. The Webmaster can communicate in many languages.
Braintrack is the largest University Index on the Internet. It contains information about institutions of higher learning around the world. Users can search by location or by name.
- United States Department of Labor
The Department of Labor fosters and promotes the welfare of job seekers, wage earners, and retirees by improving their working conditions, advancing their opportunities for profitable employment, and protecting the rights of retirees, among other things. Users can find information on labor laws, the Consumer Price Index, the Family & Medical Leave Act, job opportunities, forms, and more.
The Web's largest index of Unix and cross-platform software. Contains thousands of entries that provide a description of the software, instructions for downloading, and information about the software.
TechCrunch was founded 2005. It is a weblog that profiles and reviews new Internet products and companies. It also profiles existing companies that are making an impact on the Internet world. On the website, users can read news, find a company index, advertise, download a toolbar, find information about jobs and events, and much more.
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