Why have an index?
Indexes are for readers who want quick access to information. The index is the map to to the book: the gateway to the authors ideas.
What is required to write an index?
Book indexing is frequently under-estimated as it involves meticulously detailed work, long hours of
concentration, and an ability to quickly identify key ideas and concepts in text on virtually any subject.
Clive Pyne - Book Indexer
Clive is a good communicator, self-
starting, thorough, reliable and will do whatever it takes to get the job done
on time and on budget. He provides
the highest level of professional support, coordination and project management
Book indexing is more like playing the violin: most people get totally stressed out by the complexity of the task; some people learn how to do it reasonably well; but only a few master the art and science of book indexing. Clive Pyne