Colette Levitt


Membership Grade: Advanced Professional Member

Contact Info

Phone: 01482 842748
Mobile: 07891 790610

General Experience


BSc Hons. Degree in Librarianship (1988) and Chartered status (2003). 15 years’ service in public libraries.   A qualified Indexer since 2009, achieving Advanced status in 2014.

A broad range of subjects covered for academic, professional and general readership.   A good quality and punctual service is provided to clients at a reasonable price. To date over 200 indexes created, the majority for large publishing houses.


Geography - Human

Academic commissions covering the environment, urban planning and transport systems, energy management in buildings, sustainability and renewables.

Urban Development

Academic commissions covering urban planning, transport systems and landscape architecture

Environmental Science

Academic commissions covering renewable energy, sustainability, climate policy and agricultural resource management.

Health and Safety

Specialised and general texts. Subjects included construction sites, HVAC systems, IEE regulations and offshore safety.


Academic and general texts on history of architecture and building design

British History

Academic and general texts covering specific periods and overviews

European History

Academic and general texts on Europe-wide events, specific countries and national identity

Social History

Academic commissions on terrorism, nationalism and social movements

Local History

As a librarian, catalogued local history collections. I have personal interest in my local area.

Genealogy/Family History

Personal interest having researched own family history

-Sports and Games

Academic and general books. Topics including sports coaching, international sports organizations, professional football and adventure sports.


Travel guides, both countries and cities


Popular music biographies. Artists include Blondie, George Michael and Jimmy Page.


Books covering techniques and styles of photography.

Cookery Books

General readership.


Personal interest through ownership

Related qualifications

Chartered Librarian

Other skills

Cataloguing And Classification
Catalogued local history collections and music score library.

Recent indexes include

Wilde, Alison, Film, Comedy and Disability, Routledge, 2018
Murtagh, Brendan, Social Economics and the Solidarity City, Routledge, 2018
Pries, Ludger, Refugees, Civil Society and the State, Edward Elgar Publishing, 2018

Clients Include

Edward Elgar Publishing
Palgrave Macmillan
UCL Press
Dorling Kindersley
Omnibus Press

Special Publication Type