Background and Qualifications
IndexSource is a sole proprietorship owned and operated by Chandan Kumar Singh. Having in the indexing business for 7 years, Chandan brings his broad science and technical background in writing comprehensive and user-friendly book indexes on a wide range of subject (but not limited to) Science, Medical Sciences, Biology, Engineering & technology.
EDUCATION• 2011-2012, MSc in Chemistry, Annamalai University
• 2005, BSc in Instrumentation (with honors), University of Delhi, New Delhi, Elective subjects includes: Chemistry, Biostatistics, Biophysics, Biochemistry, and Physiology Microbiology and Genetics, Nuclear and Bio-medical instruments, Electrical electronics instruments, Analytical instruments, Microprocessor and microcomputer, Digital electronics and operational amplifier, Semiconductor physics, solid state device, and circuits, Computer programming and numerical analysis
• 2007-present: Freelance indexer
• 2008-2009: Indexing consultant and Freelance indexer, SPi Technologies, Responsibilities included indexing of academic, technical, scholarly and STM books.
• 2006-2007: Abstractor and Indexer & Freelance Indexer, Innodata Isogen, Noida, Responsibilities included abstracting and indexing of scientific journals, periodicals, research papers, and technical documents related to field of chemistry, biology, physics, material sciences, medical sciences, defense, telecommunication, information technology, commerce/business economics, electronics and electrical instruments.
• Indexing software: Cindex, Textract, InDesign, FrameMaker, and MS Word
• Programming languages: Fortran 77 and HTML
• Word processor: Adobe Acrobat Professional, MS Word, and Notepad
• Operating systems: Windows XP/Vista/7
• Chemical Analysis of Blood and Hair by Inductively Coupled Plasma Atomic Emission Spectroscopy (ICP-AES), National Facility for Geochemical Research, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi.
• Study of Analytical Instruments, SES, JNU, New Delhi.
• Study of Biomedical Instruments, Jaipur Golden Hospital, Rohini, New Delhi.
• American Society of Indexing (2010-2011)
• Indexers Network