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
Subject specialisms include:

  • Alternative Medicine
  • Arts & Humanities
  • Business & Management
  • Communication & Media Studies
  • Complementary Therapies
  • Computing & IT
  • Cultural Studies
  • Gender & Sexuality
  • Health & Diet
  • Information Science
  • Literature & Literary Theory
  • New Age
  • Spirituality
  • Study Skills
  • Travel & Tourism

All general subject areas and documents for general audiences considered. If in doubt, please send details of your project.

Further Information

Find out more about indexes and indexing and if you are commissioning an index see the advice to publishers and other clients.