Special interests include music, dog behavior and training, and classic and antique cars.
As an experienced indexer, as well as an academic librarian, I have been on both ends of an index. I currently work with textbooks, scholarly and trade books, as well as database indexing. I am happy to work with authors, publishers, and packagers, and will provide comprehensive indexing to meet your deadlines.
Helene S. Ferranti – Indexer of scholarly, trade, and text books with special interest and expertise in history and biography, environmental studies, sailing, film and performing arts, literary criticism. Degrees in History (BA – Swarthmore College, MA – Harvard University) and Marine Biology (CAS – Harvard School of Extension Studies). Index training: USDA Graduate School, UC Berkeley, and various ASI workshops. Experience as teacher, biologist, librarian, and editor in academic and business environments. Long-distance ocean sailor.
Kendra Millis has been indexing for over 10 years, and enjoys exploring a variety of topics through her work. While her educational background is in Russian/Slavic language and literature as well as social philosophy, she indexes cookbooks, textbooks, travel guides, and gardening books, in addition to books in the fields of history, social science, literary criticism, and education. She makes every effort to insure that her rates are reasonable, and understands the importance of meeting indexing deadlines, so that the rest of the production process can remain on schedule.
Jennifer Spanier, PhD – I have experience writing indexes in a wide variety of subject areas including biography, social sciences, and life sciences. Please contact me if you need an index that is both user-friendly and technically correct. It will meet your specifications and be delivered on time. Currently I am President of ASI and Co-Webmaster for the ASI website.
Cynthia is a member of the American Society of Indexing (ASI) and has completed the University of California Berkeley Extension course: Indexing Theory and Application. She has her Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from the University of South Carolina and sixteen years experience as a school and public librarian. Her content experience includes: cinema/media history & studies, social sciences, biography, public policy, libraries/ information sciences, nonprofit management, K-12 education, children’s literature, New England studies, history and culture. Please visit her web page for a list of titles indexed and for further information.