To index or not to index

When we create books for our clients, one of the big discussions… after colour and format and whether to include a dust cover… is whether or not to have the book indexed.

An index is optional but recommended, especially in books where both genealogy and family stories are included. There can be a lot of names and duplication of names. Having an index of names, places and key events makes it really simple to enjoy the book as a reference or family resource as well as a beautiful keepsake. The book is indexed after it has been completely laid out and the page numbers will not shift.