"Every serious book of non-fiction should have an index if it is to achieve its maximum usefulness." — The Chicago Manual of Style, 14th Edition
Professional book and journal indexer Amy Murphy works within tight deadlines to provide accurate, elegant, high-quality back-of-the-book and journal indexes for numerous satisfied clients. More than nine years of professional book and journal indexing experience, a broad undergraduate liberal arts background, advanced degrees in library science and history, and a wide range of personal interests support knowledgeable and efficient indexes in numerous subjects.
Areas of advanced competence include--but are not limited to--history, art history, library science, children's books, travel, outdoors, education, fitness, recreation, and sports.
Rates vary according to the type of material being indexed but are extremely competitive--typically ranging from $3.00 to $7.50 per indexable page. Indexable pages include all those pages containing substantive information, generally excluding front matter, notes, and bibliographies. Indexing rates also can be calculated per entry, per hour, or per project. Scholars and non-profit organizations may receive reduced rates. Please contact Amy for more information.