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5th Edition Training Course Launch

Posted on: 06/07/2020

We are pleased to announce the launch of the 5th edition of the Society of Indexers’ distance-learning course ‘Training in Indexing’. The course has been remodeled to bring it more in line with modern professional training methods and to provide a better learning experience with more autonomy and responsibility. There is more tutorial and one-to-one
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Betty Moys 2019 Award

Posted on: 26/06/2020

We’re pleased to announce that Melina Costi has won the Betty Moys Award for the best newly Accredited Indexer of 2019, and that Dino Costi and Non Lowri Evans have been Highly Commended. All three gained very high marks on the Society’s Training Course and are to be congratulated. The award is normally given at
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Indexing Competition 2020

Posted on: 26/03/2020

So you think you can index? As part of #indexday this year we are holding a competition for amateur indexers. See if you have what it takes to become an indexer. To enter, index our leaflet Last but not least and send your entry to us. On #indexday itself (31st March) look out for tips
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Contacting the Society during the Covid19 outbreak

Posted on: 18/03/2020

We have decided that our office manager will be homeworking for the foreseeable future. It would be preferable for communications with the Society to be via email, using admin@indexers.org.uk, rather than phone or post. Society members have already been given the new contact phone number to use if they urgently need to contact the office, but
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National Indexing Day 2020

Posted on: 10/02/2020

  Updated 1st April: The fourth National Indexing Day #indexday was held on Tuesday 31 March 2020 across social media. You can see a summary of what happened with our Wakelet story here  

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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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