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Information leaflets

The Society produces several booklets and leaflets that can be downloaded from this page.

Authors and indexers: DIY or hire a professional?

This explains why hiring a professional indexer is usually a better option rather than struggling to do it yourself.

Last but not least: a guide for editors

This handy booklet sets out the whole process of commissioning an indexer, from the initial contact and brief through to receipt of the finished index.

Enquiry form

Completing this form and emailing it to potential indexers will help them to assess their availability and suitability for the job, and also to quote a fee.

Thinking of becoming an indexer? Questionnaire

Anyone thinking about embarking on an indexing career will be able to judge their suitability for the profession using this questionnaire.