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Erna v. | Elance
 
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Erna v.

Experienced professional indexer and abstractor
   Australia
  |   Sydney, NSW

Overview

Indexer and abstractor since 1990
Past clients: National Library of South Africa (NLSA), the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), and the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC)
Extensive experience in indexing journal articles in all fields, including natural sciences, technology, industry, agriculture, humanities, social sciences, medical science,library and information science and law
Indexing and abstracting of more than 13 400 articles per year from nearly 400 journals for the Index to South African Periodicals (ISAP)...

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Content Writing
Microsoft Word
Creative writing

Service Description

Sound knowledge of subject indexing principles, standards and guidelines
A clear understanding and appropriate use of keyword and thesaurus terms
Ability to correctly understand, interpret and reflect true and relevant subject content
Proficiency in creating indicative abstracts
Experience in classification e.g. LCSH, DDC and bibliographic cataloguing e.g. AACR2, MARC21
Proficient in the use of indexing software, including Sky Index, Pelican and Nisc
Able to working under strict deadlines
Work extremely well under pressure whilst maintaining a high standards
Strong analytical and writing skills
Looking for periodical, book, database and online indexing opportunities
Able to compile word-lists, glossaries and thesauruses

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Employment

National Library of South Africa
Independant Contract indexer
1999 - 2012
Most productive indexer of the NLSA Allocation of relevant keyword, taxonomic and thesaurus terms, writing of indicative abstracts and reflecting correct authors and title of periodical articles in...
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
Independant contract indexer
1999 - 2004
Indexing and abstracting of current and retrospective South African journals in the scientific and technological fields Training of new indexers
National Library of South Africa
Independent Contract Indexer
1993 - 1994
Indexing and abstracting of about 150 current and retrospective South African journals in the humanities and social sciences fields in SAMARC format and according to ACRII rules Offering advice on...
Human Sciences Research Council
Independant contract indexer
1990 - 1992
Indexing and abstracting of about 150 current and retrospective South African journals in the humanities and social sciences fields

Education

University of South Africa
Bachelor of Library Science (BBibl)
1987 - 1989
University of Pretoria, South Africa
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Psychology
1982 - 1982
University of Pretoria, South Africa
Bachelor of Arts
1978 - 1981

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