the_end_bookIn 2010, Judi Gibbs told John Henson, ScienceWire founder, about the secret lives of indexers (click GibbsJWH for the pdf).

It’s not that indexers want to be secret—it’s that readers, writers, and editors don’t really understand what they do and how much a professional index contributes to a book’s functionality. By popular demand, John’s interview of Judi, who served as a NSWA board member last year, is back.