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Who we are?
What we do?
Yang Burz Home is a technical writer and a full-time digital publications, online web and back-of-the-book indexer. He I a member of AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR INDEXING .
As a back-of-the book indexer, he is working mainly in the social sciences and humanities. However, his areas of specialization include womans studies, biography, business, education, environment, history, politics, social policy/society, trade books, textbooks, reference books, periodicals, technical manuals, scholarly books, and corporate literature.
He always looks forward to working on each title with the goal of creating the most effective and reader-friendly index possible, delivered on time and with careful attention to detail.
Book Indexing Services
We undertake indexing of non-fiction books of wide variety of subjects on affordable price. You will get an index that enhances value of the book in the eyes of the reader. Through index entries that look like multi-prong threads, the reader will find weave a web around the whole book so that the reader can easily read any segment, topic or keyword anytime he wants to read. If your book is an ocean of words, the index is the fishing rod.
Back of the book index is an essential access and research tool as important as references and bibliographies for a book reader. Like a tourist needs a road map, a book reader needs a interconnected and a cohesive word map to read the book. It is a sort of an add-on for promotion and market of non-fiction book. Whether a reader is in a library or a book store after reading content table, he goes through index to see whether the topic he is interested has been properly covered or not. Although it is the responsibility of the author to compile it but cannot be done professionally even the help of a software or a word processor. indexes are eligible for copyright registration. They are considered original works of authorship, in compliance with Section 102 of the United States Copyright Act.
The charges for indexing are based on a "per page" rate, ranging from as little as $2.00 to 4.00
per indexable page that reflects both the time required for indexing and difficulty of the text.
Any page of the book that carries potential information, including pictures, figures or graphs for the index is
considered indexable except Front and back matter.
Factors That Determine the Book Indexing Fee
When you request a quote for book indexing, the following factors will be considered:
• Academic, reference and research texts require indexes equal in importance to the textual content,
• so the time and work involved is greater than simpler text.
• Difficult and complex text usually requires more index entries per page than simpler text,
• and therefore requires more time to index.
• Indexing of figures and tables will require more time to index.
• Foreign language text and terms may require more time to index.
• Incorporating typesetting codes will definitely increase time.
• The number of indexes required (i.e. subject and author indexes) .
Planning your indexing
As a back-of-the book indexer, he is working mainly in the social sciences and humanities. However, his areas of particular interest include autobiography/biography, business, education, environment, history, mind body and spirit, politics, social policy/society, trade books, textbooks, reference books, periodicals, technical manuals, scholarly books, and corporate literature.
As technical writer and web indexer, he undertakes, indexing of digital publications and online web indexing. He also compiles web help including that of technical manuals and software.
We provide affordable book indexing services and ensure that my index enhances the book value in the eyes of the reader. All our indexes are thoughtfully structured so that readers will quickly and efficiently find the required information whilst ensuring the author’s intent and content are accurately reflected. While the author is the expert on the subject, as an indexer we approach the topic from the viewpoint of the reader who may not be as knowledgeable on the subject.
A carefully crafted index makes the book accessible to the readers. Whether you’re publishing your book through a mainstream publisher or self-publishing, it enhances value of the book in the eyes of the readers and it can be used as a book marketing tool.
If a book is an ocean of words and concepts, the index is the fishing rod that makes content accessible. The index entries are like multi-prong threads that weave a conceptual web around the whole book so that the reader can easily read any segment, topic or keyword anytime he wants to read.
Yang Burz Home is a web designer and SEO (Search Engine Optimization) expert, can render indexing for non-book digital platforms, such as websites or mobile apps that requires knowledge of information architecture, taxonomy, and web analytics.
We specialize in :
Academics especially Humanities (Human and Social Sciences / Psychology / Linguistics / Anthropology / Politics), Information Technology, law and Legal practices and legal and also Web help, technical manuals, K-12 textbooks, Higher education textbooks, Trade books, Product catalogs, Corporate annual reports , Children's books, Cookbooks, General business
We provides professional book indexing services to publishers, editors, authors trade and academic publications. We undertake back-of-the book indexing, online indexing of digital publications including epub or other ebook formats, periodicals and journals, indexing of HTML and help file, technical documentation, manuals and trade books, web help, e-learning, knowledge base, policies and procedures, e-handbooks, department guidelines, user guides, legal indexing
Planning your indexing