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Francis Young is a member of the Society of Indexers and the Society for Editors and Proofreaders and an experienced professional indexer, editor, translator and palaeographer. He specialises in indexing and editing books in the fields of History, Theology, Classics and Philosophy but has also freelanced extensively for STEM publishers, particularly in the field of Agricultural Science.
Francis Young has indexed for numerous academic presses including Oxford University Press, Brill and Bloomsbury.
Francis is also able to supply specialist indexes such as a Biblical reference index and an index locorum of Classical texts should a book require this. Francis’s indexing fees generally follow the recommendations of the Society of Indexers. However, half-price indexing is available to early career researchers; please contact Francis for more details.
Francis Young is an experienced proofreader and is available to proofread books, articles and theses. Half-price proofreading is available to PhD candidates and early career researchers. Please contact Francis for more details.
Francis Young is a specialist translator of medieval and early modern Latin texts, and is available to translate both snippets of prose and poetry or longer texts such as legal documents and accounts. Please contact Francis for more details.
Francis Young is a specialist in reading medieval and early modern Latin texts, and is able to provide transcriptions of manuscript texts (please note that, should you require a translation as well, this will be charged separately). Please contact Francis for more details.