Lyndsay Marshall, BA(Hons), MSc

Location: Aberdeen

Membership Grade: Professional Member

Contact Info

Mobile: 07518 505158
Email: lm.indexing@gmail.com
Website: https://lm-indexing.co.uk/

Social Links

General Experience

I am a graduate in English and Cultural Studies (BA Hons), and Information Analysis (MSc). I have a proven track-record adapting to material and terminology across a range of subjects, from the arts, humanities and social sciences to technology, engineering and popular medicine. I have worked as an academic researcher specialising in health information literacy and as an editor and proofreader of management system documentation in the oil and gas industry.

Subjects

Theology

I have indexed a number of theology books for Christian Focus Publications for their academic and general imprints (full details below).

Christianity

I have knowledge of the Bible and the central tenets of Christianity built up over many years of regular worship and study, including leading a women’s study group, and teaching children as a volunteer with Scripture Union Scotland. I have indexed the diaries of the Chaplain to the Archbishop of Canterbury (full details below)

English Literature

BA (Hons) Contemporary Cultural Studies and English Studies, King Alfred’s College (now the University of Winchester).
I have recently indexed academic books on William Shakespeare and Willa Cather (full details below).

Cultural Studies

BA (Hons) Contemporary Cultural Studies and English Studies, King Alfred’s College (now the University of Winchester).

Information Management

I have a CILIP-recognised librarianship degree (MSc Information Analysis, Robert Gordon University). As a Research Assistant at RGU I specialised in health information literacy. I have worked in public and academic libraries.

Health and Safety

Five years’ experience working in the Health, Safety, Security, Environment and Quality (HSSEQ) department of an oil and gas operating company. I edited updates to management system technical documentation for staff working on North Sea production platforms. I was trained in Human Factors (particularly how people read, interpret and follow written instructions), and as a member of the Emergency Response Team.

Literature and Poetry In English

BA (Hons) Contemporary Cultural Studies and English Studies, King Alfred’s College (now the University of Winchester).

Popular Medicine (Works Intended For Lay Readers)

As an MSc student and Research Assistant at RGU, I specialised in health information literacy. I have indexed a book on the use of psychoanalysis in general medicine (full details below).

Chemical Engineering

Five years’ experience working with Chemical/Process Engineering terminology in the oil and gas industry.

Electrical Engineering

Five years’ experience working with Electrical Engineering terminology in the oil and gas industry. I have indexed the Nexperia MOSFET and GaN FET Application Handbook (full details below).

Mechanical Engineering

Five years’ experience working with Mechanical Engineering terminology in the oil and gas industry.

Civil/Environmental Engineering

Five years’ experience working with Civil Engineering and Environmental Safety terminology in the oil and gas industry.

Religious Studies

Indexed titles include a number of Christian theology books, a clergyman’s diary and a book on Cognitive Linguistics and religious language (full details below).

Religious History

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Social Sciences (All Areas)

Allied to my degree subjects.

Politics

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Government

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Social Policy

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Local Government

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History (All Areas)

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Self-Help

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Wellbeing

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Mental Health

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Life Skills

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Early Years/Primary Education

Four years’ experience as administrator of a Playgroup that provided council-funded early years education.

Parenting

Personal interest and experience.

Sewing and Dressmaking

Personal interest, particularly in quilting and appliqué.

Handicrafts

Personal interest in mixed media, felt-making, papercraft and beading among others.

Knitting and Crochet

Personal interest, particularly in crochet.

Related qualifications

MSc Information Analysis, Robert Gordon University


Other skills

Embedded Indexing
Experience using WordEmbed.

Proofreading
I have five years of practical experience in proofreading management system documents in the oil and gas industry.
I hold a CIEP-recognised qualification: Basic Proofreading V4 (Publishing Training Centre).

Recent indexes include

Beaken, Robert (editor), Faithful Witness. The Confidential Diaries of Alan Don, Chaplain to the King, the Archbishop and the Speaker, 1931-1946, SPCK, 2020
Waters, Guy Prentiss, For the Mouth of the Lord Has Spoken: The Doctrine of Scripture, Christian Focus Publications, 2020
Davis, Dale Ralph, Luke 1-13: The Year of the Lord’s Favor, Christian Focus Publications, 2021
Davis, Dale Ralph, Luke 14-24: The Road to Jerusalem, Christian Focus Publications, 2021
Steinberg, Paul Ian, Psychoanalysis in Medicine: Applying Psychoanalytic Thought to Contemporary Medical Care, Routledge, 2020
Berry, Andy et. al., MOSFET & GaN FET Application Handbook: A Power Design Engineer’s Guide, Nexperia, 2021
Reynolds, Guy J., Sensing Willa Cather: the Writer and the Body in Transition, Edinburgh University Press, 2021
Richardson, P., Mueller, C. M., and Pihlaja, S., Cognitive Linguistics and Religious Language: An Introduction, Routledge, 2021
Budick, Sanford, Hazarding All: Shakespeare and the Drama of Consciousness, Edinburgh University Press, release date October 2021
Nail, Thomas, Theory of the Object, Edinburgh University Press, release date September 2021

Special Publication Type

Diaries And Letters

I have indexed the diaries of the Chaplain to the Archbishop of Canterbury (full details above).

Biographies/ Autobiographies

I learned how to successfully index autobiographical political polemic for my final training exercise prior to accreditation.

Manuals And Handbooks

I have indexed the Nexperia MOSFET and GaN FET Application Handbook (full details above).

In-House Documents

Management system documentation: policies, processes, procedures, safety cases, performance standards.

Textbooks

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Tools

SKY INDEX
WordEmbed