ABOUT SUSAN HOLBERT

Susan Holbert has been an indexing consultant for twenty years. She has indexed more than one hundred books and manuals, ranging from a programming textbook to the autobiography of Rosalynn Carter. She has worked for the U.S. and Massachusetts government, as well as for numerous technology and business firms, including Sun Microsystems, Ortho Diagnostics, and American Management Association. As a long-term indexing consultant to Lotus Development Corp., she wrote the Indexing chapter of the Lotus Style Guide. She has created two very popular indexing seminars, Basic Indexing Skills and How to Index User Manuals and On-Line Help. She helped design and market an indexing software program,wINDEX. She has served on the Board of Directors of the Society for Documentation Professionals and the Freelance Editorial Association. She received a B.A. from Wellesley College.

Publications
Society for Technical Communicators Boston Broadside
    Reprinted in national newsletter, Intercom
Society for Documentation Professionals Documentor
InterChange Conference in Technical Writing, Conference Proceedings
Freelance Editorial Association News
Tech Weekly
Cambridge TAB

Workshops and Presentations
American Society of Indexers
Freelance Editorial Association
Lowell University Interchange Conference
Society for Documentation Professionals
Society for Technical Communication, Boston chapter
Society for Technical Communication, Northern New England chapter
Women In Publishing
Women's Industrial and Educational Union

Board Of Directors (previous)
Vice-President/President MA Society of Indexers
Society for Documentation Professionals
Freelance Editorial Association

Documentation Researched and Written
Lotus Style Guide, Indexing chapter
Watch City Software, wINDEX indexing software manual
Indexing Services Training Manuals, Basic Indexing Skills and How to Index User Manuals and On-line Help
NUVA Agency, Becoming a Medicaid Provider

Documentation Edited
A Manager's Guide to Financial Analysis Using 1-2-3
A Financial Approach to Mergers and Acquisitions Using 1-2-3

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