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Institute of Certified Indexers

Thesaurus construction course - on demand - contact , Canberra, Australia

Information Organization,” online workshops offered through Simmons College Graduate School of Library and Information Science Continuing Education Program.

Web Site Indexing for Freelance Indexers,”“HTML for Indexers,” and “Indexing Techniques for Web Sites and Intranets” self-paced online courses offered by Hedden Information Management.
See also course review article (pdf) republished with permission from Key Words, The Bulletin of the American Society of Indexers.

Creating Website Indexes,” half-day conference workshop, occasionally offered at ASI.

Basic Online Indexing” (one day) and “Indexing Using RoboHELP HTML Editions” (two days) offered by William Meisheid of Sageline Publishing in Ellicott City, MD. Onsite training possible for four or more students.

Web Site Indexing,” revised text of a presentation given by Marilyn Rowland at the Web Indexing Workshop at the American Society for Indexing Annual Conference June 1999.

Web Site Indexing with HTML Primer”, online course by Broccoli Information Management. This course is no longer being offered, but contact Broccoli Information Management if you are interested, for it might be put out as an e-book.

Introduction to Web Indexing”, online course run by Dwight Walker at WWWalker Web Development Pty Ltd one day a week over 4 weeks in 1998. This course is no longer being offered and course notes were sold in HTML but are no longer available.

Basic HTML Resources

Although one can create a Web site index with a Web indexing tool and no knowledge of HTML, a basic skill in HTML is highly desirable to tweak or fix an index and to meet client style format requirements.

The basics of HTML can be learned from any of various online tutorials. The following are but a few of the online HTML tutorials available:

For a more comprehensive course in HTML:

“Creating Web Pages offered online by ed2go, with enrollment through any one of over 1,250 colleges and secondary school continuing education programs in the United States, Canada, and Australia.