Wright Information Indexing Services

To help you get the most out of your project, and increase findability, explore some of the posted articles below on various aspects of indexing, technical and non-technical.

Coming in December, 2017: "Think This Through with Me: Indexing the Dead" in The Indexer

"Indexing," The Language of Technical Communication, 2016, p. 46-47

"Checklist for Ebook Publishing," 2017, https://digital-publications-indexing.org/index.php/indexing-for-ebooks/ebook-indexes-for-publishers/

"Checklist for Embedded Indexing," 2017, https://digital-publications-indexing.org/index.php/embedded-indexing/embedded-indexing-for-publishers/

"Getting Started in Ebook Indexing for Indexers," 2017, https://digital-publications-indexing.org/index.php/indexing-for-ebooks/ebook-indexing-for-indexers/

"Ereading, Joe Wikert, and the Future of Word Work," Keywords, Fall, 2016, Vol. 24, No. 3, p. 14-18

"The Matrix: Creating an Active Index in All Kinds of Formats, from All Kinds of Tools," Jan Wright, Glenda Browne, David Ream and Pilar Wyman, The Indexer, December, 2013

"EPUB3 Indexes and the Future of Indexing," Glenda Browne and Jan Wright, The Indexer, September 2013

"Intrepid Indexing," ANZSI conference, 2013

"Indexing in eBooks and eContent: The Devil is in the Details," PubWest annual conference, 2012

Tools of Change Ebook Indexing proposal, 2012 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cq7Q3FyBOrQ
"Indexing in Ebooks and Content - Adding Value," Tools of Change, 2012 and full video

The entire March 2012 issue of The Indexer is filled with wonderful articles about XML and indexing, handhelds, semantic web, the tyranny of the page, and digital trends. It's an edition worth buying and keeping. You can read copies at this link: http://tinyurl.com/indexer2012-1
* Lulu hard copy of whole issue, with room for reviews if you wish! http://tinyurl.com/indexermarch2012
* Link to article/issue as a whole for subscribers: follow the instructions at http://tinyurl.com/indexeronline
* Link to single article for purchase of PDF: http://tinyurl.com/devilinthedetail
* Link to subscribe (which is actually a much cheaper option for society members than purchasing single articles): http://tinyurl.com/indexersubs

"Editorial: Digital Trends," The Indexer , Vol. 30, no. 1, March 2012, p. 1+

"The Devil is in the Details: Indexes vs. Amazon's X-Ray," The Indexer , Vol. 30, no. 1, March 2012, p. 11

Podcast: Ebook Ninjas - Indexing with Jan Wright, Episode 68, March 1012, and Indexes, Episode 12, November 2010 http://ebookninjas.com/tag/jan-wright/

"Niceties or Necessities: A Response to Peter Meyer's 'Missing Entry: Whither the eBook Index," Keywords, Vol. 20, no. 1, January-March 2012, p. 17.

"Indexing in Technical Writing," Index It Right, Vol. 2, 2010

"The Future of Indexing?," 2005

"Software Field Trip List of Software Sources," 2005

"Jan Wright and Nancy Mulvany's Software Setups Compared," Software Field Trip handout, 2004

"Interview with Jan Wright" i-Torque, 2003 (Please NOTE: Both files need the password "bayside" to open!) Part One, April, 2003, on single-sourcing, taxonomies, and controlled vocabularies. Part Two, May/June 2003, on metadata, taxonomy design, and the skill sets needed for such work

"Indexing Your Association's Publications," 2003

"Sources of Software," Software Field Trip handout, ASI presentation, 2003

"Indexing with PageMaker," Software for Indexing, Information Today, Inc., 2003

"Indexing in RoboHELP," Software for Indexing, Information Today, Inc., 2003

"Thesaurus Software and Keyword Constellation Construction," A to Z: The Newsletter of STC's Indexing SIG, January, 2002

Single Source Indexing," SIGDOC presentation, 2001

"Sonar Bookends Automatic Index Generator: A Review," Keywords, Vol. 8, 2001, p. 153+

"Scanning Your Entries Automatically," Keywords, Vol. 8, 2001, p. 105-106

"Setting Fees," Running an Indexing Business, American Society of Indexers, 2001

"The World of Embedded Indexing," Beyond Book Indexing, American Society of Indexers, 2000

"A Snapshot of the Indexing SIG at the Millennium," A to Z: The Newsletter of STC's Indexing SIG, January, 2000

"Indexing in Word Tutorial," 1999

"Company Technical Indexing," A to Z: The Newsletter of STC's Indexing SIG, September, 1998

"Indexing after the Millennium 1 -- Getting the Tools Right," The Indexer, April, 1998

"An Overview of Indexing Methods", A to Z: The Newsletter of STC's Indexing SIG, January, 1998

"Tech Notes" column, Keywords, January 1998

"How to Index Online," The Indexer, April 1997

"Working with Help Keywords," WinHelp Journal, Winter 1996, Spring/Summer, 1996

"Working in a Group: Managing PageMaker Production at Aldus," Aldus Magazine, May/June, 1990





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