Indexing Workshop by the Association of Southern African Indexers and Bibliographers, 20-24 July 2015

Venue: Room 4-112, Theo Van Wijk Building, 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 – Room 4-112  is a computer lab

Bookings: You may enroll for any number of days, but if you want to enroll for Day 2, you must have done Day 1 or have similar indexing experience; or if you want to enroll for Day 3, you must have done  Day 1 and 2, or have extensive indexing experience, and if you want to enroll for Day 5, you must have done day 1, 2, and 3. Day 4 is open, but indexing knowledge and experience will be an advantage.

A certificate of attendance will be issued

Presenters: Marlene Burger, Tebogo Moselakgomo, Jenny de Wet, Madely du Preez, Antoinette Kotze, Anna-Marie Arnold


Day 1: 20 July (Basic)  Marlene

Indexing principles

Book indexing

Day 2: 21 July (Intermediate) Marlene, Tebogo, Jenny

Continuing resources (eg periodicals, newspapers, reports)

Editing your index


Day 3: 22 July (Advanced)  Marlene & Jenny

Indexing bibliographies, footnotes, endnotes, illustrations, tables

Glossed indexes

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

Day 4: 23 July (Specialised A) Madely, Antoinette

Thesaurus construction

Day 5: 24 July (Specialised B) Jenny

Search engine optimisation (SEO)

E-pub indexing

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

012  429 6313 or 082 847 7067