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National Indexing Day 2020

Posted on: 10/02/2020

  The fourth National Indexing Day will be on Tuesday 31 March 2020. Join in the conversation and share the love of a good index with the hashtag #indexday We will be hosting a half-day event for editors and other professionals in the publishing world at the Foundling Museum, London. This is a useful opportunity
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Events announcement for 2020

Posted on: 20/12/2019

We are pleased to announce the dates for our two major events in 2020. National Indexing Day will take place on Tuesday 31st March 2020. There will be a range of online activities and you can join in on social media with #indexday. We will be running a half-day event for publishers in London. Further
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Conference 2019 first report

Posted on: 11/09/2019

After the completion of this year’s conference, we’d like to share the  initial summary from social media which is now available on Wakelet. Further detailed conference reports will be added to the conference page in due course.  

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Conference 2019

Posted on: 04/04/2019

Widen your horizons with talks from outside speakers, look at ways to improve and streamline your working practices, and learn about software to help you work smarter, not harder.

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National Indexing Day 2019

Posted on: 14/02/2019

The third National Indexing Day was held on Thursday 28 March 2019. This year we ran a half-day event at the International Anthony Burgess Foundation in Manchester. This event was aimed at editors commissioning indexes and other interested publishing professionals. It provided a useful opportunity for indexers and publishers to learn from each other so
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Events Announcement for 2019

Posted on: 20/12/2018

We are pleased to announce the dates for our two major events in 2019. National Indexing Day will take place on Thursday 28 March 2019. There will be a range on online activities and you can join in on social media with #indexday. Following the success of our half-day event for publishers in London for
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National Indexing Day 2018

Posted on: 31/01/2018

The highlight of the second National Indexing Day on Thursday 29 March 2018 will be a half-day conference for editors and publishers at London’s Foundling Museum. With talks, presentations, a Q&A panel session, and opportunities for networking, the event will focus on current indexing practices and digital developments, enabling publishers and indexers to learn from each other and create better book indexes. Places are limited so book your place now via the calendar of events.

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Books of the Year

Posted on: 30/11/2017

Professional indexers make good books even better. Many magazines, newspapers and organisations are currently publishing their 2017 Books of the Year lists, including Evening Standard, The Guardian, History Today, New Statesman, The Spectator, The Telegraph, The Times and TLS. We are pleased to note that several of these books have indexes created by members of the Society of Indexers. Well done to our members Marian Aird, Paula Clarke Bain, Wendy Baskett, Rohan Bolton, Rosemary Dear, Ruth Ellis, Susan Farr, Auriol Griffith-Jones, Jane Horton, Ann Hudson, Caroline Jones, Nicola Nicholas, Christopher Phipps, Alan Rutter, Christine Shuttleworth and Caroline Wilding for their indexing work on these books.

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Diamond Anniversary Conference

Posted on: 12/09/2017

On the longest and hottest day of the year around 70 indexers assembled at St Anne’s College, Oxford, for the Society of Indexers diamond anniversary conference – Facets of indexing.

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National Indexing Day 2017

Posted on: 03/07/2017

On 30 March 2017 National Indexing Day was inaugurated to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the founding of the Society of Indexers by G Norman Knight on 30 March 1957.

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