About Endswell Indexing

Jean Jesensky, Principal of Endswell Indexing, is a professionally trained indexer skilled at creating comprehensive, accurate, and highly usable indexes that enhance the positive experiences of readers and increase the credibility and value of your book.


Jean is an innovative thinker and problem solver and is skilled at researching and assimilating new information quickly. 


Jean is adept at grasping and organizing complex concepts from multiple reader perspectives, from novice to subject matter expert.

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Subject Areas of Special Interest and Experience

Animal behavior and care (particularly dog behavior and training)

Antique and classic cars

Business, sales, and marketing

Healthcare and caregiving

Human resources management

Immigration laws and procedures

Local histories and biographies

Music

Self-help

Spiritual and biblical writings

Trains and railroading

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Education and Professional Development

Bachelor of Arts in Music 

Clark University, Worcester, MA

  Concentration: Music Theory and History

  Instruments: Piano & Classical Guitar


Technical Communication Post-Graduate Program

Center for Executive and Professional Education

Bentley University, Waltham, MA


Writing Indexes for Books and Websites

Middlesex Community College, Bedford, MA


Taxonomies and Controlled Vocabularies

Graduate School of Library and Information Science

Simmons College, Boston, MA

 

Creating Web Indexes

Graduate School of Library and Information Science

Simmons College, Boston, MA

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Other Talents, Knowledge and Experience

  • Pianist, classical guitarist, and choral singer
  • Knowledgeable in a wide variety of music including classical, standards, classic pop and rock ('50s, '60s, and '70s), folk, jazz, country, and blue grass
  • Experienced in dog behavior, care, and training (own two beautiful Golden Retrievers)
  • Classic and antique car enthusiast (own and show a 1975 Corvette)
  • Knowledgeable in healthcare issues and medical terminology
  • Experienced in caregiving and coordinating medical and support services
  • Extensive experience in all areas of Human Resources Management
  • Avid gardener

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Professional Affiliations

American Society for Indexing (ASI), Member

ASI, New England Chapter, Member and past President

ASI, Business Special Interest Group, Member

Bookbuilders of Boston, Member

CAEN (Cambridge Academic Editors Network), Member

The Communicators Club, Member and past Board member

Editorial Freelancers Association, Member

League of Vermont Writers, Member