5-7 September 2014

Sept Indexers annual conf location

Society of Indexers

Click here for conference webpage

Conference Topics:

  • Indexes as Hypertext
  • Introduction to XML, HTML, and linked index in ebooks
  • Occupational therapy
  • Working in isolation
  • Making Google Behave
  • Indexing the past

Wheatley Medal

 Sept Wheatley Medal

Awarded for an outstanding index published in the United Kingdom.

Will one be awarded this year? As we understand it, the last one awarded was in 2012.

Henry Benjamin Wheatley — Father of British Indexing


Henry Benjamin Wheatley (1838-1917), a prolific writer, editor and indexer.  To some he is known as “The father of British indexing” writing seminal texts on the art of indexing, and today his memory lives on with the annual awarding of the Wheatley medal – given for an outstanding index.