Indexing courses offered by other organisations include:
- Society of Indexers
- American Society for Indexing
- Graduate School, USDA
- University of California Berkeley
- Hedden Information Management
- Other courses
The Society of Indexers has written and administers a training course based on the principle of open learning. Units, tutorial support and formal tests are all available separately so that individuals can learn in their own way and at their own pace.
Training in indexing: the Society of Indexers’ course, by Ann Hudson, IWP - Information Wissenschaft & Praxis, 2007, Heft 8, Seiten 407-409.
The American Society for Indexing course is adapted under license from the Society of Indexers' prestigious and well-established distance-learning course. 'Distance learners will be able to explore indexing and how to index via three self-study units supplied on three interactive CDs.'
Run by the Graduate School, USDA, these correspondence course are popular in the US.
- The Basic Indexing course uses 'back-of-the-book indexing techniques based on the style of the University of Chicago Press, the most common style used by U.S. publishers'.
- The Applied Indexing course builds on the Basic Indexing course.
Indexing classes offered by the Graduate School (USDA), by Kari Kells, IWP - Information Wissenschaft & Praxis, 2007, Heft 8, Seiten 410-412.
University of California Berkeley's Indexing: Theory and Application (distance learning course). 'In this course, you learn the fundamentals of writing, editing, and delivering back-of-the-book indexes to publishing clients. You also learn the basic format, guidelines, and term selection approaches of embedded and Web indexing, using three major indexing software programs to complete several of your assignments.' Course syllabus.
- Globalization and the indexer: reflections from the UC Berkeley Extension course: by Sylvia Coates, Heather Ebbs and Max McMaster, The Indexer, 2011;29(1):31–33.
Hedden Information Management offers web-based training in indexing of web sites and intranets to both experienced and inexperienced indexers. Courses comprise Taxonomy Creation and Web Site indexing.