I N D E X I N G   W O R K S H O P

28 Nov – 2 Dec 2016

Venue: ELC Unisa Library, Unisa Muckleneuk Campus, Pretoria

Time: 08:30-15:30

Price: R800 per day, including handouts, coffee/tea & refreshments, and lunch

Computers: No need to bring your own

Bookings: You may enrol for any number of days, but if you want to enrol for Day 2, you must have done Day 1 or have similar indexing experience; or if you want to enrol for Day 3, you must have completed Days 1 and 2, or have extensive indexing experience, and if you want to enrol for Day 4, you must have done Days 1, 2, and 3. Day 5 is open, but indexing knowledge and experience will be an advantage. Day 4 will now form the first day of a new three-day course on indexing e-books. Days 2 and 3 of this programme will take place in February next year.


A certificate of attendance will be issued

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



Day 1: 28 Nov (Basic). Marlene

Indexing principles

Book indexing

Day 2: 29 Nov (Intermediate). Marlene, Anna-Marie, Jenny

Continuing resources (eg periodicals, newspapers, reports)

Editing your index


Day 3: 30 Nov (Advanced).  Marlene, Jenny

Indexing bibliographies, footnotes, endnotes, illustrations, tables

Glossed indexes

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

Day 4: 1 Dec (Specialised A). Jenny

Search engine optimisation (SEO)

E-pub indexing

New developments

Day 5: 2 Dec (Specialised B). Madely, Antoinette

Thesaurus construction


Please fill in the registration form below and e-mail to Karin McGuirk, ASAIB Treasurer This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

012 429 6313 or 082 847 7067


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