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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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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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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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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.

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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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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. ...

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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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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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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...

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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, 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...

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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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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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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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Louise Saint-André

Membre de Réviseurs Canada et de la SCI, Louise Saint-André exploite une entreprise langagière depuis 2001. Elle offre des services d’indexation, de révision et de correction d’épreuves en français. Elle anime de plus des ateliers de formation professionnelle dans le domaine langagier.

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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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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)...

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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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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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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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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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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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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 concise...

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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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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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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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Paula Butler

My aim is to deliver an accurate, elegant, and detailed index to match the quality of your writing. I have more than five 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 someone with past professional work as a university instructor and writer,...

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Lisa Fedorak

I create back of book 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 of a narrow topic and biographies, especially those of women are also...

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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...

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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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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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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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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.

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Jess Klaassen-Wright

I create detailed and accurate back-of-book indexes for academic and trade books. My specialties include English and Canadian literature studies, history, postcolonial studies, feminist and queer theory, and Mexican and Latin American studies. My recent projects include indexes published by Routledge, Brill, Beacon Press, and Fernwood Publishing. In 2020, I won the Purple Pen Award for best new indexer for my index in Deep Knowledge: Ways of Knowing in Sufism...

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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

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Margaret (Maggie)

I am a freelancer indexer, copy editor and proofreader currently based in Toronto, Canada. I have a Master of Library & Information Science, and am enrolled in the Publishing Certificate at Ryerson University.

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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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Judith Clark

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

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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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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.

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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...

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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...

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Emily LeGrand

My indexing specialties are in life sciences, psychology, environmental studies and management, 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. I grew up in intellectual debates with my dad,...

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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...

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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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Patti Phillips

I received a PhD in Sociology from York University, with a thesis on postwar adoption and scientific social work. I completed professional training in indexing at Ryerson University and have more than 15 years’ editorial experience as a freelancer, board member for a University of Toronto journal, published author, and lecturer. In addition to my expertise in the social sciences and humanities, I read widely and can create indexes in...

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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 Managing Editor for the book publishing...

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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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Wendy Savage

I create comprehensive back-of-the-book indexes for general and academic trade books, textbooks and biographies. My indexing specialties include cook books, aviation, bibliography and autobiography, 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 also have a BSc (Electrical Engineering), from the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa, and I qualified as a...

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Julia White

If you want your readers to get the most from your book, a great index is essential. I am available to write thorough, accurate back-of-the-book indexes for academic and trade publications on a wide range of topics. My special areas of interest include: economics, history, political science, art history, biography, psychology, statistics, mathematics, and practical arts such as cooking, gardening and sewing. My formal qualifications consist of two Bachelor’s degrees...

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JoAnne Burek

I index trade and academic books, manuals, reports, and websites. Specialties include biography and memoirs, 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. I have...

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Gina Guilinger

Weight of the Word specializes in back-of-book indexes in a wide variety of subjects. 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 Word to discuss your indexing needs and receive a quote for...

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Amron Gravett

Web: www.amrongravett.com Email: amron@wildcloverbooks.com   INDEXING SERVICE DETAILS I fulfill spec, communicate clearly, and maintain a high level of professionalism with every client. * Back of the book indexing: reference, scholarly, and trade * Embedded and Ebook indexing: ePub, InDesign, Word * Serials indexing: cumulative, name, and subject indexes As a part of my indexing services, I provide: 1. Indexes that follow all specifications and delivered on time, every time...

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Ren Milmine

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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Erika Millen

Hi, I’m Erika. I craft thorough, reader-friendly indexes that help sell books. With more than 900 published print and digital indexes, I can create an index that helps set your book apart from the competition. While my specialty is computer technology, my portfolio includes topics from science to humanities. Whether your workflow is print, digital, or XML-based, I have the flexibility to work with you to meet your production needs....

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Tere Mullin

I love analyzing and synthesizing information, making it accessible to readers. I  believe a thoughtfully crafted index not only benefits the author by allowing their work to be disseminated and appreciated, but that good indexing promotes information access, and more broadly, information literacy. 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...

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