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Pinpoint Indexing is a professional indexing service for publishers, editors, authors and others.

Book indexing

We can prepare back-of-the-book indexes in most subjects aimed at a general readership. In addition, we can index books at a more advanced level in  specialist areas including:

 chemistry, theology, science and religion, cookery, music

Indexes can be prepared from final proofs, or embedded in Microsoft Word documents.

A professionally-written book index helps your readers find what they're looking for and makes your book more useful. With a good index, your book becomes a source of reference, not just a one-off read.

At Pinpoint Indexing we like to work to a high standard, so you can be confident we will take at least as much care over the index as you would yourself. And while we are indexing your book, you can be getting on with other things.

You can have your index delivered in the style, format and layout you require. If you are unsure what to ask for, we can explain the various options to help you decide, or make all the decisions for you.

Book publishing is a team effort. With Pinpoint Indexing you're not just getting an index for your book, but linking up with a friendly, helpful colleague. Our aim is to help make your book as good as possible, by creating a book index which will enhance its value and usefulness.

If you think we may be able to help you, please feel free to contact us to discuss your requirements.

Recent book indexes include:

Natasha Loges & Katy Hamilton Brahms in Context (CUP)

Ayesha Khan The Women's Movement in Pakistan (I B Tauris)

Alan M Langford et al Practical Skills in Forensic Science (Pearson Education)

Harold Kasimow & Alan Race (eds) Pope Francis and Interreligious Dialogue (Palgrave Macmillan)

Frank Marken & David Fermin (eds) Electrochemical Reduction of Carbon Dioxide (RSC)


Paul C Kamer, Dieter Vogt & Joris Thybaut (eds) Contemporary Catalysis (RSC)

Andrew Ter Ern Loke The Origins of Divine Christology (CUP)

Adrian Dingle The Elements (Quid)

Tom Bird & Jeremy Cassell The Leader's Guide to Presenting (Pearson Education)

Asta Zokaityte Financial Literacy Education (Palgrave Macmillan)

Gill Fielding Solving the property puzzle (SilverWood)

Richard Hall Brilliant marketing (3rd edn) (Pearson Education)

Kimberley Stratton & Andrea Lieber (eds) Crossing boundaries in early Judaism and Christianity (Brill)

Andrew R W Jackson et al Forensic Science (4th edn) (Pearson Education)

Adrian Reed Be a great problem solver - now! (Pearson Education)

James Borg Talkability (Pearson Education)

Martin Rogers & Bernard Enright Highway Engineering (3rd edn) (Wiley-Blackwell)

Simon Gaisford et al (eds) Principles of thermal analysis and calorimetry (2nd edn)  (RSC publishing)

Andrew Hill Leadership in the headlines (Pearson Education)


David A Williams & C Cecchi-Pestellini The chemistry of cosmic dust (RSC)

Jovan Nicholson Winifred Nicholson: Liberation of Colour (Philip Wilson)

Heather Noel-Smith & Lorna M Campbell Hornblower's Historical Shipmates: the young gentlemen of Pellew's Indefatigable (Boydell & Brewer)

Simon Swynfen Jervis & Dudley Dodd Roman splendour, English Arcadia: the Pope's cabinet at Stourhead (Philip Wilson)

Oliver Gassman et al The business model navigator (Pearson Education)

Ghenwa Hayek Beirut: Imagining the city (I B Tauris)

Gergely Juhász Translating resurrection (Brill)

Emil Roduner Nanoscopic materials: size-dependent phenomena and growth principles (2nd edn) (RSC publishing)

Michael Heppell How to be brilliant (4th edn) (Pearson Education)

Trinita Kennedy (ed) Sanctity Pictured: The art of the Dominican and Franciscan orders in Renaissance Italy (Philip Wilson)

Maynard, Downes and Finney Histological Techniques (RSC publishing)

Wayne Pearce John Spottiswoode: Jacobean Archbishop and Statesman (Scottish Reformation Society) 

Peter Hall Cities of Tomorrow (4th edn) (Wiley-Blackwell)

Terry F Godlove Kant and the Meaning of Religion (I B Tauris)

Michele M Strong Education, Travel and the 'Civilisation' of the Victorian Working Classes (Palgrave Macmillan)

Jonathan Black Abstraction and Reality: The Sculpture of Ivor Roberts-Jones (Philip Wilson)

Caulfield & Wilkinson Psychology Express: Forensic Psychology (Pearson Education)

Paul Wood Western Art and the Wider World (Wiley-Blackwell)

Isabelle Buchstaller Quotatives: New Trends and Sociolinguistic Implications (Wiley-Blackwell)

Jaap den Toonder & Patrick Onck (eds) Artificial Cilia (RSC publishing)

Lucienne Boyce The Bristol Suffragettes (SilverWood)

Fratzl, Dunop & WeinKamer (eds) Materials Design Inspired by Nature (RSC)

T W Hartquist & D A Williams The Cosmic–Chemical Bond (RSC publishing)

David Reed Chemistry for Biologists (Pearson Education)

McQueen & Knussen Introduction to Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology (2nd edn) (Pearson Education)

Maya J John & Sabu Thomas (eds) Natural Polymers vol 2 (RSC publishing)

Maya J John & Sabu Thomas (eds) Natural Polymers vol 1 (RSC publishing)

Gerry Maguire Thompson The Guide to Chinese Horoscopes (Duncan Baird)

Peter Case et al Belief and Organization (Palgrave Macmillan)

James Lewis Cults: A Reference Guide 3rd Edition (Equinox)

Housecroft & Sharpe Inorganic Chemistry 4th Edition (Pearson Education)

Michael Brealey Bedford's Victorian Pilgrim: William Hale White in Context (Paternoster)

Austin Wyse & Dawn Bailey Without the Woo Woo: Changing how you feel forever (Rose Grant Publishing)

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