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joydeanlee | 08 Oct 2009 11:43 am


Joy Dean Lee
Indexing • Copy Editing • Writing


• Experienced in major aspects of publishing: writing, copy editing, proofreading, page composition, and indexing as both an in-house publishing company employee and a freelancer for 26 years.
• Indexed books using embedded indexing in PageMaker, QuarkXpress, InDesign, and Microsoft Word. Also indexed books from final pages using Cindex, a dedicated indexing program. Subjects include the following:
• Microsoft Office products
• Mac OS X, iPod, iTunes, and GarageBand
• Camera RAW and Digital photography techniques
• Corel Painter
• Websites: project management, design, content strategies, and usability
• Web services: OMG’s CORBA, Microsoft’s DCOM, and Sun Microsystem’s RMI, XML, SOAP, WSDL, SQL, Exchange Server, and OpenView
• Software development methodologies
• Programming: iOS, Android, HTML, C/C++/C#, ActionScript, ColdFusion, Java, JavaScript, JScript; Perl, PHP, Python, Unix, VBScript, Visual Basic, Visual Basic .NET, Drupal
• Adobe: Acrobat, Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Director, Dreamweaver, Logic Pro, Final Cut Pro/Express, Flash, Flex, and Studio
• Business titles: Social media, PayPal
• Career development
• Nursing/Nurse training

• Trained indexers in the indexing processes for InDesign, Cindex, and Microsoft Word.
• Authored articles and produced photos that were published in trade journals.


• Pioneered use of computers and modem for typesetting in scholastic publications in the 1980s.
• Instructed journalism advisers in techniques and trends (especially use of computers in scholastic journalism) at area, state, and national journalism conferences for 14 years.
• Directed publication of yearbooks for 14 years and monthly tabloid newspapers for 20 years.
• Authored curriculum guides and evaluation instruments for training programs.
• Set annual department goals and budgets, developed policies, and wrote required reports.
• Supervised business management of school publications and a campus news bureau.


• Trained more than 500 instructors in curriculum (preschool through adult education) and computer use, enabling them to supervise students using educational software on both Macintosh and Windows platforms.
• Coordinated all aspects of semiannual conferences on the use of multiple-platform hardware and educational software for instructors using the software on LANs.


• Bachelor’s degree–English, Speech, and Media Services; Ball State University; Muncie, Indiana
• Master’s degree–Journalism and Media Services; Ball State University; Muncie, Indiana


• Freelance indexer, writer, copy editor, proofreader, and compositor for publishers such as Macmillan, Peachpit, New Riders, Sams, Que, Prentice Hall PTR, Addison-Wesley, Allured, Apress, O’Reilly, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, and Elsevier
• Indexer and compositor—former Macmillan Computer Publishing Co.; Indianapolis, Indiana
• Educational consultant—Josten’s Learning Corp.; extensive travel
• Publications adviser, journalism, photojournalism, and English instructor in several states
• Librarian and media coordinator—Shawnee High School; Louisville, Kentucky

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