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Toutes les personnes dont le nom paraît ici sont membres de la Société canadienne d’indexation (SCI). La SCI ne certifie pas et n’agrée pas les indexeurs; elle ne se porte pas non plus garante de leur compétence ni de la qualité de leur travail. Les indexeurs sont entièrement responsables des renseignements les concernant qui figurent dans le Répertoire.

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Nancy Wills

I have been a freelance indexer and editor since 2012, and have 25 years experience as a manager with the provincial government. I have a BSc (Physical Sciences) and a BA (Sociology). In addition, I have completed an array of courses in the publishing program at Ryerson University. I am also a member of Editors Canada.

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Amanda Rodgers

I am based in Newmarket, Ontario, and specialize in history, religion, and music. I will read your book page by page to find key concepts, then use professional indexing software to help me organize those concepts into a comprehensive back-of-book index so that readers can find them. You’ve worked hard on your book; now it’s time to let me help your readers find the information you’re sharing with them! My…

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Paula Butler

My aim is to deliver an accurate, elegant, and detailed index to match the quality of your writing. I have more than nine years of indexing experience; clients have said “the index is amazing; we love it”; “the index was excellent and I appreciate the fast turnaround”; “thank you so much for your hard, careful and quick work”. As a university instructor and writer, I have a keen eye for…

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Angela Googh

Mathematics, Christianity, Old and New Testaments, Information Systems, and cookbooks are my primary areas of interest. I have degrees in mathematics and education, a diploma in lay ministry, and am a candidate for a Publishing Certificate. I have enjoyed a long career in information systems.  I am Métis and I am settler. Please visit my website for more information. www.rhymeswithscrooge.ca

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Angela Wingfield

“I read the index from beginning to end, and it is truly excellent” (Dr. Sarah Jane Meharg, Pearson Peacekeeping Centre). “The index is outstanding!” (Dr. Alison R. Marshall, Professor, Department of Religion, Brandon University).

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Jessica MacLeod

Clear Type Solutions offers indexing, editing, and writing services in a variety of subject areas.  I specialize in back-of-the-book indexing.  The work I provide is clear, thorough, organized, and reflects strong analysis and attention to detail.  I completed indexing training through University of California, Berkeley. I hold an Editing Certificate from Simon Fraser University, and degrees from Queen’s University and the University of Ottawa. “If you want top-drawer professionalism, dedication,…

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Pamela Erwin

Pamela Erwin is your complex project specialist skilled at creating and bringing added value to your indexing project. EIP offers comprehensive, reliable, accurate, and timely indexes for your back of book, periodical, catalog, reference, technical manual, or governmental document projects. Work is done to your specifications and needs with professional knowledge, insight, and flexibility. In-depth knowledge and experience in multiple fields and including 10 years of small press book editorial;…

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Alexandra Peace

You’ve finished writing your book. Yay! Now you would like your readers to be able to find the carefully written information in it. That’s why you’ve come to find an indexer. I have been a professional indexer since 2013. I have a Certificate in Publishing from Ryerson University. I continue to upgrade my education by taking online courses from various national indexing associations and by attending conferences every year. (Before…

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Carla DeSantis

**Winner of the 2020 Ewart-Daveluy Indexing Award for excellence in indexing, awarded by the Indexing Society of Canada. I love to gather and organize information. As a scholarly researcher, I am accustomed to managing lengthy and complex research and writing projects. As a professional indexer, I apply those same skills to your book by meticulously reading and analysing your content to create a carefully composed and useful back-of-the-book index. I…

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Evelyn Ebbs

Hello, I’m Evelyn Ebbs. I’m a freelance back-of-book indexer with nearly ten years of experience in both trade and academic works. My areas of expertise are cookbooks and nutrition, feminist studies, biographies and history.  You can contact me, and see a selected portfolio of my work, at my website https://ebbandflowindexing.com I have worked with Penguin, Second Story Press, and McClelland & Stewart, among others. I have also provided indexing services…

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Ren

Hi there! I’m Ren. I am, first and foremost, a perpetual student. The world will never run out of things to learn, and I know I’ll never learn everything, but it’s fun trying. I got started in indexing because I thrive on organizing information, and making serendipitous connections between different ideas makes me truly happy. I’m a librarian by trade, and I also hold undergraduate degrees in English, history, and…

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Maria Hypponen

I am a versatile indexer, editor, and writer with more than a decade of experience serving Canadian and American authors, publishers, and organizations. As a freelance back-of-the-book indexer, I write accurate, elegant, and thoughtful indexes for books on a range of topics. As an editor and communications advisor, I work with clients in the not-for-profit and association sectors to write and refine clear and effective communications materials. As a writer,…

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Julia White

My name is Julia and I am available to index your trade or scholarly book. My special areas of interest include economics, history, statistics, biography, art history and psychology. I also have the knowledge to index books about beekeeping, gardening, sewing and cooking. My indexing training was through UC Berkeley Extension. I have degrees in economics and history, and I have been a professional economist for a decade. J. K….

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Mamta Jha

I am an experienced full-time indexer. I write accurate, professional back-of-the-book and embedded indexes. Past projects include law books, textbooks, reference books, and trade books. Specialty in Scientific, Medical, and Politics/International Relations topics. I am meticulous, thorough, precise, and take deadlines seriously.  I create indexes that are customized to your needs. I can work on short notices if any need arises. I have a bachelor’s degree in life sciences, master’s…

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Maria Luisa Antonaya

I’m a former Literature lecturer who switched to full-time freelance work over ten years ago. I specialize in translation, editing, and indexing in a variety of subjects. Over the past years, my clients have included regional government departments, a publisher of fiber arts books, an online learning company, and an academic publishing house. My two most recent indexing contracts involve a back-of-book index for a biography of the painter Frances…

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Brittany Vesterback

I am a back-of-book and embedded indexer. My rates are competitive with industry standards, falling between $3–7 per page for a traditional back-of-book index. As a former bookseller, I have practical knowledge of the different ways that readers engage with texts, both when they are returning to a favourite topic and when they’re engaging with a new fascination. In addition to bookselling, I’ve studied world literature and publishing, and have…

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Judith Nylvek

I am a professional editor and indexer who will edit or index your book to suit your needs and the specifications of your publisher. I provide exceptional service and competitive rates, while always following best practices. I have completed the Simon Fraser University course Indexing: An Essential Art and Science, and the University of California Berkeley course Indexing: Theory and Application. I have also completed several editing courses offered by…

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Timothy Pearson

I have been working as a freelance indexer and editor of academic work for over ten years. My expertise is in the arts and humanities, especially history, art, art history, cultural studies, museum studies, and Indigenous studies, though I also work in other areas. Please see my website, timothypearsonediting.com, for more information and for examples of projects I have completed. I hold a PhD in history and an MA in…

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Gina Guilinger

Weight of the Word Indexing Service provides high quality user-friendly back-of-the-book indexes for trade, scholarly, and children’s authors and publishers. Areas of expertise include, but are not limited to: arts & crafts, Catholicism, cookbooks, criminology, earth sciences, education, food and beverage, general history, general science, geography, geology & mining industry, homeschooling, juvenile nonfiction, parenting, public utilities, religion, self-improvement, social sciences, textbooks, travel, and water/wastewater industry. Please contact Weight of the…

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JoAnne Burek

I index trade books, manuals, reports, and websites. Specialties include biography and memoirs, business, food/cookbooks, gardening, history, science, and technology. Prior to indexing, I worked in information technology for 35 years, spending the last 20 years in pricing, marketing, and proposal development.  I have a B.Sc. in Computer Science and an MBA. If you would like to see my portfolio of books indexed and samples of my work, please visit…

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Lisa Fedorak

I  create traditional back of book indexes and Word embedded indexes for scholarly books in the humanities and social sciences that explore how our minds work, how we navigate the world,  ideas that can instigate change or involve making meaning through sight and sound such as music, the visual arts, film, fashion, and textiles. Trade publications on the intersection of art and science, current affairs, true crime, feminism, detailed investigations…

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Jessica Siddiqi

I am a professional back-of-the-book indexer available to index books across a wide range of topics, with my special interests being education, history, religion, social sciences, memoirs/biographies, and children’s books. My clients have included trade publishers, university presses, freelance editors, and self-publishing authors. I typically charge between $4 and $6 per page, although rates are flexible according to the specifics of each project. To learn more, please visit my website…

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CAMERON

I am a Victoria-based indexer, editor, and program evaluator. I have extensive experience indexing books in the arts and humanities, social sciences, and other fields. I specialize in history, cultural studies, gender and sexuality studies, literary and performance studies, anthropology, sociology, and social work. I hold a PhD in history from the University of Victoria (Canada) and am a published academic author. One of my articles was awarded the 2003…

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Carlisle Froese

Passionate and creative, Carlisle brings a sharp eye for detail to every project she takes on. Carlisle is driven and organized, completing her Publishing Certificate from Ryerson and Masters of History from Trent University within the same year. She has extended experience in history, gender and cultural studies, and literary analysis. Areas of personal interest include crafting, cooking, and popular science but she is always eager to lend her skills…

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Donald Howes

DH Indexing provides custom back-of-book and embedded indexing services to authors, editors and publishers. My areas of subject expertise cover Astronomy, Computer Sciences, Digital Video Production, History, Military History, Exploration, Biography/Memoirs/Diaries, Archaeology/Anthropology and Oenology. Prior to indexing I worked as a field archaeologist, a software developer/manager and an online bookseller. I have a B.A. in Archaeology (Calgary) and an M.A. in Anthropology (Washington State). To learn more about myself, the…

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Wendy Savage

I create comprehensive back-of-the-book indexes for scholarly texts, trade books, textbooks and biographies. My indexing specialties include cook books, aviation, engineering, history, library and information technology, mathematics, military and defense, music, physics and reference. My indexing training is through UC Berkeley Extension, and John Abbott College, Canada. I’m both an Engineer (University of Witwatersrand, South Africa) and a Library Technician (John Abbott College, Canada). Please visit my website: TheSavvyIndexer.com. I…

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Patti Phillips

I specialize in scholarly texts in the social sciences and humanities and trade non-fiction. I completed professional indexing training at Toronto Metropolitan University and bring more than 15 years’ editorial experience as a freelancer, board member for an academic journal, author, researcher, and instructor. I received a PhD in sociology from York University, with a thesis on postwar adoption and the making of scientific social work.  My experience as an…

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François Trahan

Thorough and clear indexes guided by best practices. Over 12 years of work for publishers, government agencies, authors, businesses, and nonprofits. Broad knowledge and subject specialties, with index users my primary concern. Visit my website – www.englishorfrench.com – for recent titles indexed. Repeat clients large and small, in Canada, the US and beyond. Winner of the ISC award for excellence in indexing. Experience with challenging projects, such as books with…

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Amron Lehte

Web: www.WildCloverBooks.com Email: Amron@WildCloverBooks.com   An indexer with experience. I have been indexing scholarly works since 2011. My work has encompassed books on the arts, child and family studies, cultural identity, environment, feminism and gender studies, land politics, language and literary studies, political biographies, queer studies, racial (in)justice, religion, social justice, and urban studies.   INDEXING SERVICE DETAILS I work directly with authors, editors, and publishers to provide indexes for…

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Olivier Dufault

I have a PhD in History, a Master’s degree in information science and more than twenty years experience in academia as teacher, researcher, writer, reviewer and indexer. I specialize in the indexing of academic books in ancient history and philosophy but also have a broad knowledge of topics in the humanities and social sciences. I can also translate academic books from English to French. I read French (native), English, Italian,…

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Barbara Cuerden

https://www.index-s.com/ INDEX-S provides reliable indexing services to authors and publishing agencies. Sole proprietor, Barbara Cuerden holds a Master’s degree in Educational Research (2010) with a focus on society, culture and literacy. Barbara is a member of the Indexing Society of Canada (ISC) and has served as the ISC Representative for the Eastern Region of Canada. She also has degrees in studio-based art practices and art history, as well as a…

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Jessica Dee Humphreys

Specializing in Canadiana, international affairs, and celebrity memoir, recent projects include: Playing the Long Game by soccer star Christine Sinclair; JOY by lifestyle guru Debbie Travis; No Bootstraps When You’re Barefoot by business mogul Wes Hall from CBC’s Dragon’s Den; and Waiting for First Light by military general and senator Roméo Dallaire. Meticulous and artful indexing for your masterpiece!  www.jessicadeehumphreys.com  

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Christine Dudgeon

In my indexing work, I am meticulous and thorough. I enjoy a wide variety of subjects including history, gardening, and the environment. My background is in the medical field as a Medical Laboratory Technologist. This has given me a broad knowledge base of topics such as human physiology, diseases, microbiology, and biochemistry. But I don’t limit myself to these topics. I love the diversity of subjects that I am given…

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Jess Herdman

jessherdman.com I am an indexer, editor, and designer specializing in scholarly publishing in the humanities and social sciences. I provide back-of-the-book and embedded indexes, and I can work from Word, InDesign, PDF, or LaTeX files. My experiences in both academia and publishing have provided me with an ideal basis for understanding clients’ indexing needs. I hold a PhD in cultural history (UC Berkeley, musicology, 2015) and have a wide range…

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Michelle Guiliano

Some facts about my indexing business and process: 1  I’ve indexed over 125,00 pages in more than 300 books since 2014. 2. Four of the first five books I indexed were over 1000 pages long. I’m a fast learner! 3. My background is in the sciences – medicine specifically. I ran my own medical practice with my husband for more than 10 years. 4. I index more than just medical and…

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Reed Floarea

“If an index is a map of the writer’s mind, Reed Floarea is the most brilliant of cartographers, precise, thorough, and imaginative.” – Siddhartha Deb, author of Twilight Prisoners: The Rise of the Hindu Right and the Fall of India I focus on back-of-the-book indexes for academic and trade books. I am especially interested in books on queer theory, disability justice, anarchism, abolition, labor movements, and liberation struggles. Recent indexes…

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Margaret de Boer

I have over 30 years combined experience in book indexing, television news cataloguing, newspaper website database indexing, controlled vocabulary and thesaurus development, and proofreading online content. Specialty subjects include Indigenous content (including two volumes of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission report), economics, environmental studies, political science, and psychology. I create accurate indexes which reflect the contents of the subject matter, pointing readers onto pathways to easily find the information they…

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Pierke Bosschieter

Coming from a background in library science, I have been working as a freelance indexer since 2005. My specialisations are the Middle East and the three Abrahamic religions, but my portfolio includes significantly more: archaeology, biographies, art, literature, exhibition catalogues and women’s studies. Besides normal indexes created from a PDF file, I also create indexes embedded in Word or InDesign. My indexes are detailed but concise and reflect the style…

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Emeline Vidal

Je m’oriente vers l’indexation après ma Maîtrise en Science de l’information, voyant dans le domaine une parfaite utilisation de mes compétences. Grâce à mon parcours en histoire de l’art et en thérapie athlétique, je reste polyvalente et curieuse dans mon rapport avec le texte. J’indexe aussi bien la non-fiction que les texte universitaire ou encore les manuels de niveau collégial et universitaire de sujets divers et variés. Dans mes temps…

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Erika Millen

Hi, I’m Erika. I craft thorough, reader-friendly indexes that help sell books. With more than 1,000 published print and digital indexes, I can create an index that helps set your book apart from the competition. My portfolio includes topics from science to humanities, with particular emphasis in technology. Whether your workflow is traditional or XML-based, I have the flexibility to work with you to meet your production needs. As a…

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Lora Marchand

Lora Marchand, freelance indexer and owner of Maplewood Indexing, makes the magic happen with efficient, creative, and elegant indexes. From the complexity of written works, I deliver concise indexes that bring forth both the more obvious main topics as well as the sometimes subtle content points to support the best possible reader experience. Specializing in trade books. With an extensive background in project management, team leadership, operations and strategic planning….

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François Trahan

Consultez mon site web – www.englishorfrench.com – pour voir quelques projets réalisés récemment. Travail méticuleux en français ou en anglais pour maisons d’édition, gouvernements, entreprises, organisations internationales et auteurs, au Canada et à l’étranger. Lauréat du prix d’excellence en indexation de la SCI en 2015. Courriel : info@englishorfrench.com

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Matthew MacLellan

I’m an experienced, full-time indexer. I specialize in scholarly texts in the humanities but also maintain a strong interest in cookbooks and food writing. I received my indexing training through 1-on-1 instruction with Kari Kells, a former instructor of the USDA Indexing course, as well as through a mentorship with Christine Jacobs, an experienced indexer and chair of the Information and Library Technologies program at John Abbott College. Some specific…

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Gillian Watts

As principal of Word Watch Editorial Services, I have been indexing for 20 years, a career enriched by my previous experience in the fields of architecture, museums and heritage conservation. My editing and proofreading skills definitely add value to my indexing, as evidenced by extensive typo lists submitted with the final product. Clients appreciate my analytical skills, flexibility, thoroughness and willingness to go the extra mile to provide an index…

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Mercedes Brian

Having completed UC Berkeley’s Indexing: Theory and Application, a bachelor’s degree (philosophy), and sociology and psychology courses, my indexing directions include working with authors of social justice, biography, memoir, environmental, handcrafts, children’s and young adults’ books, trade, textbooks, and scholarly works, as well as cookbooks.    A quick learner who is comfortable in new environments, I’m curious about everything and anything!    Here’s a sampling of my recent interests and…

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Martin Gavin

Check my website http:www.adroitediting.ca for more detailed information. I served as a professional librarian in many capacities (children’s, general, senior management) for almost three decades. I have completed UC Berkeley’s Indexing: Theory and Application and their Embedded Indexing and Indexing of Ebooks, a Certificate in Copyediting through UC San Diego, and a substantive editing course through UC Berkeley.

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Elizabeth Bartmess

Back-of-book and embedded indexes in technology, health, disability, and the social sciences. I deliver indexes that are accurate, on-time, and meet publisher requirements, are true to the author’s conceptual structure and vision, help readers quickly find the information they need, and help potential buyers decide to purchase the book. I am the winner of the 2023 Purple Pen Award for New Indexers. Website: Elizabeth Bartmess Indexing.

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Emily LeGrand

My indexing specialties are in life sciences, social sciences and humanities, psychology, environmental studies, child and youth studies, philosophy, spirituality, education and anything that grapples with where we are headed as a society. I work on academic books, trade books, reports, textbooks, periodicals and non-fiction for children and youth. I also enjoy doing information description projects such as metadata construction, abstracting and cataloguing. As an indexer, I have a knack…

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Siusan Moffat

About me: I have wide interests and a varied background that includes food, art, film studies/archiving, and old technology/media.  My specialty is social justice.   While I am skilled in many different realms I prefer to focus on indexing and am active in ISC committees, including The Inclusion, Diversity and Equity committee (TIDE). My prices are fair and I work with both authors and presses to give a thorough and…

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Amanda Stevens

I am an indexer and taxonomist who specializes in political subjects such as social justice, activism, sexuality, LGBTQ+ or queer studies, feminism and gender studies, indigenous studies, critical race or ethnic studies, as well as media, technology, ecology, and cultural studies. My extensive training and experience in information management and working with alternative materials and communities have given me the skills and knowledge needed to effectively work with these complex…

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Stephen Ullstrom

I am an experienced, award-winning indexer, and I enjoy tackling large, complicated books. I have a special interest and experience in East Asian studies and religious studies. I am also interested in Indigenous studies, political science, popular culture, history, and biographies/memoirs.  I first encountered indexing in 2011 while working in-house for UBC Press and Harbour Publishing. I was captivated by the intellectual puzzle that each index presented, and began freelance…

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Emma Warnken Johnson

I am an experienced indexer (and editor) of textbooks, scholarly works, trade non-fiction, and materials for educational and non-profit organizations. I specialize in the humanities and social sciences, with a particular emphasis on areas in which I have academic training: cultural anthropology, archaeology, museum studies, history, and classical studies. I also have experience in the areas of sociology, education, health studies, film, and gender & sexuality studies. Learn more about…

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Olga Sushinsky

Wilson Editorial provides indexing, editing, and proofreading services. Back-of-the-book indexing is my area of specialty. I work with academic journals, book publishers, business organizations, and independent authors looking for help expressing their ideas effectively. More information about my credentials and experience is available on my website. Testimonials “As part of the ASOR Cultural Heritage Initiatives, which is an international collaboration designed to document, protect, and preserve the cultural heritage of war-torn…

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Anna Olivier

Membre de la SCI depuis 2008, je réalise essentiellement des index pour des ouvrages universitaires. Mon site indexalapage.com, créé en utilisant une formule visuelle et structurelle d’index, offre l’information nécessaire pour que nous puissions définir ensemble votre projet. Des définitions et des extraits d’index sont présentés. Je réalise des index en français et des traductions d’index, seule ou en collaboration avec mes collègues de la SCI, les auteurs ou les…

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GREG FISHER

I specialise in indexing academic and trade titles in the humanities and social sciences. I hold a DPhil in ancient history from the University of Oxford, and I am also the author and editor of a number of titles on the ancient world. I am experienced in completing multiple index types, including index fontium and index locorum, and have indexed dozens of titles for a range of publishers, including Routledge,…

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Celine Parent

I love indexing. Taking your book and weaving an index from the contents is an intellectual challenge that I take great joy in. My background is in the biological sciences and I have over twenty years of experience working in social services. My interests and experiences are varied and range from health, fitness, crafting, and photography to women and gender studies, disability studies, environmental studies, and education. Most of my…

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Charlee Trantino

I have been a full-time indexer for over twenty years.  I work almost exclusively with large commercial publishing houses doing current nonfiction on a variety of topics.  Some of the significant books I’ve indexed include Wonder Drug: The Secret History of Thalidomide in America by Jennifer Vanderbes; Gallop Toward the Sun: Tecumseh and William Henry Harrison’s Struggle for the Destiny of a Nation by Peter Stark; Catching the Wind, a…

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Olivier Dufault

Je possède un doctorat en histoire, une maîtrise en science de l’information et j’ai plus de vingt-cinq ans d’expérience dans le milieu universitaire. Je peux indexer des ouvrages en français et en anglais et je suis spécialisé en histoire ancienne et en philosophie. Je lis le français (langue maternelle), l’anglais, l’allemand, l’italien, le latin et le grec ancien.

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Margaret (Maggie)

I have experience indexing scholarly texts, trade non-fiction, cookbooks, and educational material, but I’m also interested in crafting books, textbooks, guide books, government docs, kids’ books, and everything in between. I am happy to also copyedit and index, index then proofread; whatever you need—I love to collaborate. My style is less flowery, more pragmatic. I first encountered indexing during my Master of Library & Information Science program at Simmons College…

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Laurel Rush

The skill of indexing is an ability to analyze, prioritize, synthesize, and localize the concepts in a text. Having completed the indexing training course of the American Society for Indexing, I have the skills to handle your indexing job. I will prepare a comprehensive, concise, accurate index that reflects the content and structure of your text. Specialty subjects include music, art, history, and biography. Samples of work may be viewed…

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Lora Marchand

Maplewood Indexing makes the magic happen with efficient, creative, and elegant indexes. From the complexity of written works, I deliver concise indexes that bring forth both the more obvious main topics as well as the sometimes subtle content points to support the best possible reader experience. Specializing in trade books. With an extensive background in project management, team leadership, operations and strategic planning. I understand how multiple factors can be carefully integrated to keep your…

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Mary Newberry

Since 2000, after completing a BA in political science and literary studies and an MA in English and many years running my own and other people’s businesses, I have worked full time as an indexer, editor and teacher. My projects vary in size and scope. I do back-of-the book indexes for individual authors, large collaborative projects, such as the indexing of the Truth and Reconciliation Commissions Residential Schools Report, and,…

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Maura E. Brown

BA and MA, English Literature, University of Toronto. Indexer and editor with 30 years of experience indexing and editing textbooks; trade books; scholarly books, articles and reports; legal texts; almanacs; advertising; business correspondence; websites. Extensive experience with economics, law and business, psychology, marketing, and advertising. I use Cindex indexing software. I taught various writing courses at Seneca College, Toronto; designed and taught a proofreading course at Conestoga College, Waterloo; and consulted on index preparation…

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Leah Horlick

I’m Leah Horlick—a careful, thorough indexer with specialized training and experience working with sensitive subjects, confidential projects, and marginalized communities. Like many queer and racialized people, I have years of experience working as a peer in the frontline anti-violence field,  providing mental health first aid and advocacy for queer & trans youth, sick & disabled children, and women surviving gender-based violence. My lived experience is augmented by a BA in…

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AElfwine Mischler

I write accurate, professional indexes for scholarly and trade books according to accepted industry best practices and your publisher’s guidelines. My special interests are Islam, Muslims, Middle East studies, and Egyptology. I have basic Arabic skills and have presented a webinar and written professional journal articles on indexing Arabic names. My experience includes writing multiple indexes, multi-volume indexes, and embedded indexes. I also provide copyediting and proofreading services. Please see…

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Jolanta Komornicka

A former assistant professor of medieval history, I specialize in indexing in the academic humanities and social sciences. As a research academic, I am familiar with the structure of academic writing, the audience it looks toward, and the needs a scholarly index must serve. Although I only index in English, I know French, Latin, and Polish — and have familiarity with Czech, Russian, Italian, and German. I write both embedded…

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Merridy

Merridy Cox, BSc, MMsl (Museum Studies),  is sometimes available for back-of-the-book indexing and for stylistic and copy editing for non-fiction manuscripts. She is experienced in working with thesauri, authority lists and classification in museums and archives. She now works in the area of ecology and natural sciences, learning, and poetry anthologies.

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Ellen L. Hawman

I have thirty-two years experience as an editor, researcher and indexer, working on the award-winning Benjamin Disraeli Letters (University of Toronto Press).  During this time I indexed six large volumes of the Letters.  In addition I have seventeen years experience as a freelance editor and indexer and have worked on articles and books in many disciplines and subject areas.

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Elena Gwynne

I am a freelance indexer with over nine years of experience in creating indexes for both trade and scholarly books on various subjects, including memoirs/biographies, history, current affairs and politics, gardening, food and cooking, general interest finance and real estate, education and self help along with many other subject areas. While I have experience indexing a wide range of topics and enjoy the process of creating an index, I truly…

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Sergey Lobachev

I prepare high-quality back-of-the-book indexes for academic and trade books focusing on literature in humanities and social sciences. My portfolio includes more than 300 book indexes in various subject specialties. I specialize in academic literature in history, political science, religious studies, environmental studies, library and information science, Russian and East European Studies. I have won the 2017 the Purple Pen Competition sponsored by the Institute of Certified Indexers for indexing…

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Marta Steele

I am an experienced academic indexer and editor with a master’s degree in classical philology (classics) and comparative and historical linguistics (Indo European). My indexing experience encompasses the humanities, particularly literature, and the social sciences–sociology and anthropology. I have indexed 40+ academic monographs over the  past eight years and edited this same category as well as scholarly journals. I am also open to indexing and editing trade books, where I…

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Nanette Norris

I offer indexing, editing, and proofreading services in a variety of subject areas. I specialize in back-of-the-book indexing. The work I provide is clear, thorough, organized, and reflects strong analysis and attention to detail. I have a Ph.D. in English from a Canadian university and have had a lengthy career as an academic.  I have edited many books, professional articles, and theses, and am recently retired from my position as…

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Pierre Joyal

I am a bilingual (French/English) freelance indexer-analyst with extensive experience indexing textbooks, scholarly works, trade publications, government, and business documents.  I am an incorporated entity specializing in book indexing, and records management.  Information about Pier 28 Consulting Inc. is available at http://www.pier28consulting.com/ My indexing experience began at the House of Commons where I developed subject, author and organization indexes of Special Committees and Subcommittees on subjects ranging from international relations…

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Tere Mullin

I love analyzing and synthesizing information, making it accessible to readers. Drawing upon an extensive client services background and records management experience, I approach my work with exceptional attention to detail and professionalism. I create user-friendly, comprehensive, and accurate back-of-book indexes in the humanities and social sciences. I specialize in psychology, history, anthropology, social justice issues, and fine art. I received my indexing training through the University of California Berkeley,…

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Judi Gibbs

Write Guru®, Ltd.  Indexer since 2000.  Work has been mostly freelance, but with short-term contract indexing jobs for Microsoft. Clients include university presses, textbook publishers, and trade publishers. Previous work as a reference librarian in university, company, and medical settings. Experience with a wide breadth of  subjects. Challenging scholarly books welcome! E-MAIL: judi@writeguru.com; ALTERNATE E-MAIL: WriteGuruSeattle@gmail.com

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Cheryl Lemmens

I began working as a freelance indexer in 2001–2 after more than 20 years as a writer and editor in a variety of environments: print journalism, Hansard editing, legal publications, and website work.  My interests and specialties include English literature, art and architecture, politics and history, popular culture, sports, and urban planning. I’m a member of both the ISC/SCI and the ASI, served as ISC/SCI Webmaster from 2003-10, and was…

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Catherine Plear

An index is something well beyond a simple list of terms—it’s a reflection of the text’s essential nature. I can help ensure that a book’s index accurately represents its ideas, arguments, and discussions. Every entry will point the reader to substantial information, making for an enriched reader experience. Completed projects include: Women in Agriculture: Professionalizing Rural Life in North America and Europe by Linda M. Ambrose and Joan M. Jensen (editors)…

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Audrey McClellan

I have been an editor and indexer for more than 20 years and have extensive experience working with both publishers and authors. I won the Ewart-Daveluy Award for Excellence in Indexing in 2018 for Churchill and Fisher: Titans at the Admiralty. As 2006 winner of the Editors’ Association of Canada Tom Fairley Award for Editorial Excellence, I can offer a final proofread as well as an index

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Marnie Lamb

Versatile, inquisitive, and with a love of learning and the ability to communicate effectively—as a Gemini, I am a born indexer. I am experienced in crafting indexes for scholarly books in the humanities and social sciences. While I work mainly with academic authors and publishers, I enjoy a good trade book, too. I also offer proofreading/indexing combos, thanks to my many years as a copy editor and proofreader. Art, environmental…

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Helmut Filacchione

My special areas of expertise include artificial intelligence, the sciences, engineering and technology, energy and environment, business, economics, finance, and management.  In the sciences I specialize in astronomy, chemistry, energy, mathematics, and (nuclear) physics.  Additional areas of interest include political science and world affairs, history and geography, biographies and memoirs, as well as cognitive science and mind-body relationships.  As a freelance indexer I write back-of-book and embedded indexes for academic…

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Pierre Joyal

Je suis un indexeur-analyste indépendant bilingue (français/anglais) possédant une vaste expérience dans la création d’index de manuels, d’ouvrages universitaires, de documents gouvernementaux et commerciaux. Je suis une entité incorporée qui se concentre sur la production d’index de livre, et la gestion de documents.  Des informations sur Pier 28 Consulting Inc. sont disponibles sur http://www.pier28consulting.com/ Mon expérience comme indexeur-analyste a commencé à la Chambre des communes où j’ai développé des index…

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