Jane Read, MSocInd (Adv)

Location: York

Membership Grade: Advanced Professional Member

Contact Info

Phone: 01904470017
Mobile: 07904635259
Email: readindexing@gmail.com

General Experience

Former academic librarian specialising in linguistics, history and higher education. Freelance indexer since 2005. Extensive experience of indexing academic books, including large reference works such as The Wiley Companion to Syntax. Previous projects include works on archaeology, anthropology, psychology, geography and theology. I also act as a tutor for the Society’s distance learning course and have presented workshops at the annual conference.

Subjects

Art History

Previous projects include Thinking About Art by Huntsman (Wiley-Blackwell, 2015, index available online here) and Andrea Mantegna: Making Art (History) edited by Campbell and Koering (Wiley-Blackwell, 2015, index here)

Mythology/Folklore

Previous projects include The Cultural Politics of Obeah by Paton (Cambridge University Press, 2015)

-Education

Previous projects include EqualBITE: gender equality in higher education edited by Robertson and Williams (Sense Publishers, 2017) and Identity Work in the Contemporary University edited by Smith, Rattray and Peseta (Sense Publishers, 2015)

Linguistics - Applied

Previous projects include Educating Second Language Teachers by Freeman (OUP, 2016) and Language Assessment for Classroom Teachers by Bachman and Dambock (OUP, 2018)

Psychiatry/Psychology

Previous projects include The Handbook of Forensic Neuroscience edited by Anthony R. Beech et al (Wiley-Blackwell, 2018, index here) and Handbook of Recidivism Risk/Needs Assessment Tools edited by Singh et al. (Wiley-Blackwell, 2018)

Anthropology - Social

Previous projects include The Cultural Politics of Obeah by Paton (Cambridge University Press, 2015) and Marine Ventures: Archaeological Perspectives on Human-Sea Relations edited by Bjerk and Breivik (Equinox, 2016)

History (All Areas)

Previous projects include The Encyclopedia of Diplomacy edited by Martel (Wiley-Blackwell, 2018); Speech, Print and Decorum in Britain, 1600-1750 by Jajdelska (Routledge, 2016, index here) and America, Sea Power, and the World by Bradford (John Wiley & Sons, 2016, index here)

Linguistics - Descriptive and Theoretical

Previous projects include The Wiley Companion to Syntax edited by Everaert and van Riemsdijk (John Wiley and Sons, 2017) and Cameroon Pidgin English by Ayafor and Green (John Benjamins, 2017)

Philosophy (All Areas)

Previous projects include Dungeons & Dragons and Philosophy edited by Robichaud and Irwin (Wiley-Blackwell, 2014, index here) and The Critical Thinking Toolkit by Foresman, Fosl and Watson (Wiley-Blackwell, 2016, index here)

Archaeology

Previous projects include Ancient Cookware from the Levant by London (Equinox, 2016) and Marine Ventures: Archaeological Perspectives on Human-Sea Relations edited by Bjerk and Breivik (Equinox, 2016)

Related qualifications

BA (Hons) Language and Linguistic Science
PGCE (Early Years)
PG Diploma (Librarianship)


Other skills

Cataloguing And Classification
- Cataloguing Officer at the Higher Education Academy, 2005-2006
- Rare Books Cataloguer at Reading University Library from 1998 to 2005

Training In Indexing
- Tutor for the Society of Indexers' distance learning course

Recent indexes include

Sanchez-Lopez, Cristina and Theresa Young, Focus on Special Educational Needs, OUP, 2018
Beech, Anthony R., et al., The Handbook of Forensic Neuroscience (index here), Wiley-Blackwell, 2018
Martel, Gordon, The Encyclopedia of Diplomacy, Wiley-Blackwell, 2018
van Riemsdijk, Henk C. and Martin Everaert, The Wiley Companion to Syntax, John Wiley & Sons, 2017

Clients Include

John Wiley & Sons
Oxford University Press

Tools

SKY INDEX
MS Office