August 25, 2016

Indexing Services

Indexing services offered

  • back-of-book indexing
  • embedded and XML indexing
  • website indexes
  • thesaurus/controlled vocabulary construction
  • taxonomy/category development
  • meta-tag keyword indexing for search engine optimisation
  • bibliography compilation

Types of materials indexed

  • books (see subject specialisms in panel, but all general subjects considered)
  • school books and materials for children
  • directories and yearbooks
  • journals
  • newsletters, newspapers and magazines
  • manuals and handbooks (including computer manuals)
  • reports, including annual reports
  • websites, online periodicals, blogs, and corporate content management systems

What next?

To get a quote for your indexing project, please email with as much of the following information as possible:

  • title of the publication
  • number of pages
  • subject of the publication
  • date proofs would be delivered
  • deadline for index
  • single author or multi authored?
  • format (if unusual)
  • any illustrations, pictures, footnotes?
  • any specific style instructions?

A sample of the document (e.g. 10-20 pages) would greatly assist in providing a firm quote. If you are able to provide this, please send it as a PDF, Word document or in rtf.

Subject Specialisms
Works for lay readers considered in all subjects.  Subject specialisms include:

  • Arts & Humanities
  • Business & Management
  • Communication & Media Studies
  • Complementary & Alternative Medicine
  • Computing & IT
  • Cultural Studies
  • E-commerce
  • English Literature
  • Gender & Sexuality
  • Health, Diet & Wellbeing
  • Information Science & Management
  • Literary Theory
  • Literature & Poetry in English
  • Pets
  • Popular Medicine (works intended for lay readers)
  • Self-help
  • Travel & Tourism

If in doubt, please send details of your project.