Student or Learner
Is the following sentence correct? Even if it's correct, I do not think it's the best way to reference a topic in another book. Any other suggestions?
For detailed information on (or about) indexing, refer to the "How to index a book" section in Microsoft Indexing User Guide.
"...in Microsoft Indexing User Guide (Microsoft, 2007)."
Then, depending on your style manual (this is Harvard style), an entry goes in your bibliography, something like this:
Microsoft, "How to index a book", Ch 4. in Microsoft Indexing User Guide xth ed., Microsoft Press, Seattle, 2007.
There are links to some style manuals here: Style Guides - ESL Web Directory - UsingEnglish.com