The Society of Indexers, the British and Irish professional body for indexing, offers an excellent online guide entitled Last but Not Least that thoroughly explains the value of a professionally produced index. This free publication is a must-read for anyone who needs to find, commission and brief a professional indexer.
Louise Harnby is a professional proofreader and copyeditor. She curates The Proofreader's Parlour and is the author of several books on business planning and marketing for editors and proofreaders.
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