English

Judith Clark

Providing back-of-book indexes for academic (scholarly, general interest) and trade non-fiction. Areas of special interest include: Latin American history; military history; feminist and LGBTQ+ studies, history, and biography. For more information about me, see Judith Clark on LinkedIn Contact: judithclarkindexing@telus.net

 English

Sylvia Siemens

An index, whether at the back of the book or on a website, is an indispensable guide to help readers find the information they seek. I create indexes that work, delivered on time and to your specifications. My indexing training is from UC Berkeley Extension and Graduate School USA. The subject areas I index include technology and computers, business, social sciences and horticulture. I have written dozens of indexes for...

 English

Leslie Barker

I am a freelance indexer, researcher, writer, and editor with more than 20 years of experience writing and editing scholarly and general interest non-fiction. I have created indexes for books on diverse topics including water and energy security, climate change, agriculture, and veterinary critical care. As a professional indexer, with a passion for research and acquiring new knowledge, I quickly learn the material covered within the content to create a...

 English

Elena Gwynne

I am a freelance indexer with over five years of experience in working with 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. I hold a B.A. majoring in Classical Studies and Minoring in Medieval Studies from the University of British Columbia, and completed...

 English

Susan Grant

A frequent user of indexes throughout my academic and business careers, I appreciate the value they add to a publication and I'll strive to ensue your readers optimize their experiences with your book or report. I have worked extensively with medical literature (PhD in pharmacology), but I am familiar with a range of natural science topics, business topics (MBA and extensive biomedical business experience), and topics related to leisure pursuits...

 English

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). Languages with which I have familiarity are French, Spanish, some German, Latin, and ancient Greek. I have in addition a bit of Sanskrit and Hittite.

 English

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.

 English

Margaret Billard Cosgrave

I am a freelancer indexer, copy editor and proofreader currently based in Berlin, Germany (although I am Canadian). I have a Master of Library & Information Science, and am enrolled in the Publishing Certificate at Ryerson University.

 English

Dina Theleritis

I am freelance indexer who offers indexing, editing, proofreading, and research services to scholarly/academic, higher education, and trade non-fiction publishers, as well as museums and art galleries. I have fifteen years' experience and my project list consists primarily of academic publications (i.e., monographs, research papers, journals, and books), higher education textbooks, trade non-fiction books, guidebooks, and exhibition catalogues. My indexing experience includes back-of-book, embedded, electronic, pictorial, and bibliographical indexing. My...

 English

Amanda Rodgers

I am an indexer, writer, and proofreader located in the GTA. My top priority is to enhance an author's work by helping readers find the information they're looking for quickly and easily. I have experience with a wide variety of subjects, with particular interest in music, cooking, medicine, and Christian theology.

 English

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...

 English

Jess Klaassen-Wright

With a focus on academic writing in the humanities, I create comprehensive, thorough, and accurate back-of-book indexes that highlight the most important information in the author's text while giving readers fast access to what they want to know. Recent projects include indexes for books published by Routledge, Brill, and Penn State University Press. Please visit my website, jessklaassenwright.com, for more information, or contact me directly using the form on this...

 English

Alexandrea Jory

You've written your book, and you want your readers to get the most out of it. I can help by creating an index that will give them a clear and intuitive map to navigate the content of your knowledge. For more information, go to smartalexindexing.ca.    

 English

Barbara Cuerden

https://www.index-s.com/ Areas of Expertise: Back-of-the-book indexing - academic and scholarly work; Abstracting and keywording for the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) online resources; Government administrative support; Writing; Web Content Creation and Management; Organization and Dissemination of Information; Records Management

 English

Frances Curry

My background in nursing and in health sciences libraries has led me to a specialization in health sciences indexing, particularly for textbooks. I have also indexed many trade monographs - biographies and memoirs, works on environmental issues and popular culture, and health-related texts for example. I work in InDesign for both book layout and embedded indexing.

 English

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, I have...

 English

Sarah McIntosh

An index is an essential tool for readers navigating the abundance of information contained in a book. I like to think it can bring a book into blossom for its readership, in that access to the author's ideas is further enabled, creating the space needed for inquiry and understanding. As an indexer, this is my goal -- to create a reflection of the text that is concise, comprehensive, helpful, well...

 English

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...

 English

Lisa Fedorak

I add value to an author’s work, give readers a quick means to access information in a book, and relieve stress in the production process by reliably delivering an index on or before deadline.  I specialize in scholarly or academic texts in the humanities, especially contemporary art, cultural anthropology, film, music, fashion and textiles. Visit my website to read more about me and my work. www.fedorakindexing.com

 English

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...

 English

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...

 English

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.

 English

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.

 English

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.

 English

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...

 English

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...

 English

Siusan Moffat

About me: I have wide interests and a varied background that includes food, art, film studies/archiving, social activism, old technology/media, and technical communications. 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 both...

 English

Cameron Duder

I am a Burnaby-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...

 English

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.

 English

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.

 English

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.

 English

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...

 English

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...

 English

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

 English

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...

 English

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)...

 English

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, zoo)...

 English

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...

 English

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...

 English

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 200 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...

 English

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...

 English

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, controlled vocabulary and 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...

 English

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).

 English

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....

 English

Heather L. Ebbs

An indexer, editor and writer for over 38 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. In...

 English

Vivian Unger

Winner of the 2019 Purple Pen Award for New Indexers. I have indexed books on art history, feminist history, biography, psychology and political science. In 2019, I would like to expand into the sciences, particularly computer science, for which my background in Information Technology will come in handy. I also hope one day to index books about American Sign Language (ASL) and Deaf Studies. I took ASL Level II at...

 English

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

 English

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...

 English

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.

 English

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...

 English

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...

 English

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. Subjects 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. ...

 English

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 fourteen years experience as a freelance editor and indexer and have worked on articles and books in many disciplines and subject areas.

 English

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...

 English