ASAIB Indexing Workshop, 30 November – 4 December 2015


“A LAMP member”

I N D E X I N G  W O R K S H O P

30 Nov – 04 December 2015                         

Venue: ELC Unisa Library, Unisa Muckleneuk Campus, Pretoria

Time: 08:30-15:30

Price: R750 per day, including handouts, coffee/tea & refreshments, and lunch

Computers: No need to bring your own computer – the ELC is a computer lab

Bookings: You may enroll for any number of days, but if you want to enroll for Day 1, indexing knowledge and experience will be an advantage; Day 2 covers basic indexing, and if you want to enroll for Day 3, you must have done Day 2 or have similar indexing experience; or if you want to enroll for Day 4, you must have done  Day 2 and 3, or have extensive indexing experience; Day 5 covers specialised indexing (indexing experience required)

A certificate of attendance will be issued

Presenters: Members of the ASAIB Executive Committee



Day 1: 30 Nov

Thesaurus construction

Day 2: 1 Dec (Basic)

Indexing principles

Book indexing

Day 3: 2 Dec (Intermediate)

Continuing resources (eg periodicals, newspapers, reports)

Editing your index, language issues


Day 4: 3 Dec (Advanced)

Indexing bibliographies, footnotes, endnotes, illustrations, tables

Glossed indexes

Special materials (eg objects, maps, music, archival documents, photographs)

Day 5: 4 Dec (Specialised)

Search engine optimisation (SEO)

Latest trends

E-pub indexing

Please fill in the registration form and e-mail to Karin McGuirk, ASAIB Treasurer

012  429 6313 or 082 847 7067