Paula Clarke Bain

Freelance professional book indexer

Paula Clarke Bain

Indexer ~ Copy-editor ~ Proofreader

Fellow and Accredited Indexer of the Society of Indexers (SI)

Advanced Professional Member of the Chartered Institute of Editing and Proofreading (CIEP, formerly SfEP)


Hello and welcome to my website. If you are an author or publisher seeking the excellent index or meticulous copy-edit that your book deserves, you are in the right place.

  • Qualified professional book indexer.
  • Standalone back-of-the-book indexes or embedded indexing offered.
  • Over 900 commissions completed for a range of authors and publishers.
  • Subject specialities mainly in the arts, humanities and social sciences.
  • Often work with academic authors, scholarly publishers and university presses.
  • Copy-editing (hard copy and on screen) and proofreading also provided.

Please see the About page for more information on my background, clients, skills, subjects and fees. The Recent Indexes page gives many examples of my work. Check my Writings and Blog pages if you’re interested in reading more about indexes and indexing. If you want to get in touch, I would be glad to hear from you via the Contact page.

Let’s make your next book even better.

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