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Siusan Moffat

About me: I have wide interests and a varied background that includes technical communications, food, art, film studies/archiving, old technology/media and social activism.   While I am skilled in many different realms I prefer to focus on indexing and am active in ISC executive. As a UC Berkeley indexing course graduate, I continue professional development in indexing through webinars, seminars and conventions. My prices are fair and I work with...

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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 for five years. 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....

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Adrian Mather

A professional and dedicated indexer I work on scholarly and trade non-fiction. My indexes are clear, comprehensive and delivered on time. I have been in business for 15 years and have produced numerous indexes for a variety of publishers. Please see my website at amindexing.ca for more information.

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Andrea Hatley

Do you want a job well done, delivered on-time (or before) and at a reasonable price? Add to that hands-on, personal, and prompt service, and you’ve ensured value for the money spent.   I offer back-of-the book indexes for a variety of trade books aimed at non-specialist audiences. With an academic background in publishing, botany, ecology, sociology and aviation, and real-world work experience in both for-profit and not-for-profit (affordable housing/homelessness,...

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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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Audrey McClellan

I have been an editor and indexer for more than 20 years and have extensive experience working with both publishers and authors. 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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Bilodeau

I am an information management specialist and for the past 22 years I have been working at building and organizing structures of information that meets the  needs for the use and dissemination of content. I have studied library and archival science and do possess the strong background required for the intellectual organisation of information. I am bilingual and can deliver products in both English and French. Please feel free to contact...

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Paul MacDonell

I have a two Masters degrees from the University of British Columbia (UBC). One is in Library and Information Studies and the other is a Masters in Archival Studies. At UBC, I took two indexing courses. I have also completed the Simon Fraser University Indexing course (Instructor: Heather Ebbs) and the U California Berkeley course (Instructor: Fred Leise). Because of my work schedule (full-time at Surrey Public Library), I have...

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Celia Braves

I have over a decade of experience in writing back-of-the-book indexes for university presses worldwide. I specialize in monographs and multi-authored scholarly publications in the areas of critical humanities and social science research. Topics include Asian history, Black history, biometric technology, Canadian history, cultural studies, environmental studies and resource management, feminist theory, film and media studies, French history, gender and identity studies, Indigenous Peoples, geography, labour politics, and Marxist philosophy. ...

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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 100 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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Paula Butler

I am a professional indexer as well as a part-time university instructor and writer. As a scholar with an interdisciplinary background, I enjoy indexing books in law, history, sociology, cultural studies, literature, gender studies, international development, African studies, Canadian studies, multiculturalism, anti-racism, Indigenous studies, political economy and resource extraction (mining and oil industry). Books I have recently indexed include: Hoofd, Ingrid, Higher Education and Technological Acceleration: The Disintegration of University...

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Cameron Duder

I am a Vancouver-based freelance indexer, editor, researcher and writer. I am the author of two books and numerous published articles and essays. I was the recipient of the 2003 Hilda Neatby Prize for Best Article in Canadian Women’s History (English-language) and the 2004 Canadian Committee on the History of Sexuality award for Best Article in the History of Sexuality in Canada.

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Carla DeSantis

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 specialize in scholarly and academic materials (Humanities, Social Sciences, Business), including complex documentation and multilingual texts, in a...

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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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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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Christina MacDougall

A well-prepared index allows readers to quickly find the information they’re looking for and can enhance book sales. I provide high-quality book indexes at competitive rates for authors, publishers, packagers, and organizations. My indexing areas of expertise include communications, finance, information technology, project management, health, mindfulness, and medicine. Along with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism, I have more than 15 years of experience in the communications, technical writing, and medical...

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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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Clive D. Pyne

Clive Pyne Book Indexing 2004 – Present Ottawa, Ontario,  Canada CLIVE PYNE BOOK INDEXING SERVICES is a freelance book indexing service for back-of-the-book indexes, that provides personalized attention to each book indexing project, with a depth and understanding which readers greatly value. As a book indexer who has written over 550 indexes during the past 13 years. Clive Pyne understands schedules, deadlines, and budgets. Clive writes high quality indexes that...

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Ellen L. Hawman

I have twenty-five 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 twelve 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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François Trahan

Thorough yet easily understood indexes guided by best practices. Over 10 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. Keenness for challenging projects, such as books...

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Lisa Fedorak

My background in the arts (BFA, MFA) and as an Executive Director of non-profit arts organizations and I specialize in scholarly and academic texts in the art, especially contemporary visual arts, textiles and Canadian art.

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Florian Ehrensperger

Over 15 years of experience indexing single and multi-author titles for an academic audience with a PhD in philosophy. Adjunct Professor at the University of British Columbia teaching Cataloguing and Classification as well as Indexing. Recent indexes include: Lea Melandri, Love and Violence, SUNY Press, 2018 Solomon Maimon, Autobiography. Edited by Yitzhak Y. Melamed & Abraham Socher. Translated by Paul Reitter, Princeton University Press, 2018 Matt Stichter, The Skillfulness of Virtue. Improving...

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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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Heather L. Ebbs

An indexer, editor and writer for over 35 years, I have written hundreds of indexes in a broad range of subjects and styles.  I am a past president of both the Indexing Society of Canada and the Editors' Association of Canada and have served in a great many other roles for both organizations. I'm the winner both of ISC/SCI's 2011 Tamarack Award  and the Editors' Association's 1986 Fairley Award for Editorial Excellence. I've...

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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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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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Louise Saint-André

A member of Editors Canada and of ISC, Louise Saint-André has been in business since 2001. She offers indexing, editing and proofreading services in French, and she teaches professional development workshops.

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ENID ZAFRAN

Enid L. Zafran, the owner of Indexing Partners, has written and trained extensively in the field of indexing.  Her business offers authors, publishers, nonprofits, and government agencies indexing services at reasonable prices, and ensures the quality of the work meets or surpasses all standards set by various indexing organizations.  With her degrees in Library Science (MSLS) and JD (law degree), Enid has created indexes to scholarly texts, journals, reports, collective...

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JoAnne Burek

I index general and academic trade books, manuals, reports, and websites. Specialties include biography and memoir, business, food, gardening, history, science, technology, and travel. 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. My indexing education is “Indexing: Theory and Application” at University of California Berkeley. When...

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Jason Begy

Academic indexing services specializing in the humanities, particularly game studies and design, media studies, literature, political economy, and linguistics. I index manuscripts, edited collections, and annual journal supplements. As a former interdisciplinary academic with a background in information design, I bring my wide breadth of knowledge and experience to craft highly usable and logically constructed indexes. I design and write indexes as user interfaces designed to make your book more...

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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 also hold degrees from Queen's University and the University of Ottawa.

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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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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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Kate Mertes

Kate Mertes specializes in difficult academic texts on history, art history, law, and the humanities. With a PhD in medieval history, Kate is accustomed to handling scholarly apparatus, is happy to take on an index locorum, and specializes in detailed indexing of original historical documentation.

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Katie Rodgers

I am an indexer, editor, proofreader and teacher. I have a BA with a major in Criminology and a minor in Sociology (SFU). I also have an MA in Education (SFU), a TESOL diploma (VCC), a Professional Teaching Certificate (BC) and an Editing Certificate (SFU), which included indexing courses. I taught English and all levels and skills of ESL for many years, worked in corporate communications and then turned my...

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Therese Parent

  I have a masters in English literature from the University of Ottawa, training in publishing through Ryerson University, and training in indexing through University of California-Berkeley. I have been working as a freelance editor for over ten years and as an indexer for almost that long. Please check my website, Leewords Editorial Services, found at  www.leewords.ca. If I can be of help with creating an index for your scholarly...

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Margaret de Boer

I have a broad base of knowledge in a wide variety of subject matter with over 25 years combined experience in television news cataloguing, newspaper website database indexing, thesaurus development, proofreading online content, and book indexing. 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...

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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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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 and editor. 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 I...

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Natalie Neill

Natalie Neill (Ph.D., English) is a precise and reliable indexer who specializes in academic publications. Natalie has been indexing books for university presses since 2000. She is experienced in a wide range of fields, including Business, Canadian Studies, Communication Studies, History, Law, Literature, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, and Religion. All inquiries are welcome.

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Pierre Joyal

I learned the job of indexer at the House of Commons where I indexed the work of parliamentary committees for a number of years. Having since become self-employed, my goal is to create and design communication networks and knowledge structures that allow the user to find what he is looking for immediately and to be sure that all relevant information has been collected. As an indexer, my main concern is...

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Rudy Leon

I am a specialist in how people (especially college students and researchers) look for information, which allows me to create particularly useful indexes. My academic background is in the history and anthropology of religion, and as a librarian, I worked closely with scholars and students across the social sciences. My subject expertise is, therefore, broader than most. I have deep experience with materials in the areas of communication & media...

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Sarah Lunn

I have been indexing English and French books for 11 years, ever since I completed the USDA Indexing course in 2006. Previously I graduated from McGill University (MLIS) and ETS (B.Eng. in French). I have also worked in English and French libraries and for the Quebec government.

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Vicki Soon-Ai Low

Over the past decade, I have worked with university presses and individual academics on over a hundred scholarly books in a diversity of subject areas, from a monograph on martial arts films to a two-volume encyclopaedia of English historical linguistics. (A complete list of publications indexed and edited may be found on my website.) I have a particular interest in books related to Asian studies, and am able to work...

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Shannon Li

I have a PhD in history, and my areas of expertise are medieval studies, religion/spirituality, and manuscript studies. I have received professional training in indexing, and am capable of writing indexes in a broad range of topics in such fields as history, religion, archaeology, and literature. I am dedicated to writing thorough, accurate, and elegant indexes that are delivered on time. I am also the 2018 Purple Pen Award winner...

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Stephen Ullstrom

I write accurate, detailed, and thoughtfully structured indexes that enable readers to search and explore the author’s message. I index a wide variety of trade and scholarly books in the humanities and social sciences, with a special interest in Asian studies, religious studies, Indigenous studies, history, and health and medicine for a lay audience. I also index policies and contracts. In 2014, I won the inaugural Purple Pen Award for...

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Vivian Unger

I have a B.A. from McGill University (major: CompSci, minor: Classics), and have completed indexing courses at Simon Fraser University (Indexing: an Essential Art and Science) and the University of California, Berkeley (Indexing: Theory and Application). Most of my background is in Information Technology, so if you need someone with good technical skills, look no further. I am particularly interested in indexing LaTeX documents and e-books. Another of my interests...

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