keyword-in-context index

keyword-in-context index

[′kē‚wərd in ′kän‚tekst ‚in‚deks]
(computer science)
A computer-generated listing of titles of documents, produced on a line printer, with the keywords lined up vertically in a fixed position within the title and arranged in alphabetical order. Abbreviated KWIC index.
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Dubbed the "KWICIE" file for Keyword-In-Context Index Expanded, its function was to compile a title-keyword index with information on the publication date and location of IGOs in the government documents department.
The finished product is a simple keyword-in-context index of our IGO collection, which may be used by librarians and USCTS alike (Figure 5).