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About the indexer


Brookfield Indexing Services is owned by Sergey Lobachev, a trained indexer, historian, and information professional. With more than ten years of experience working in editorial board, the indexer has excellent knowledge of publishing practices and proven project management experience.

Before discovering the world of indexing, Sergey has spent several years in academia as a professor and researcher. He also worked in academic and public libraries, where he was engaged in a variety of digitization projects. His interests and expertise span from the early modern Russian History to open source content management systems. His scholarly works appeared in The Slavonic and East European Review, Canadian Slavonic Papers, Canadian-American Slavic Studies, Canadian Bulletin of Medical History, and The Indexer. He is regular contributor to the Bulletin of the Indexing Society of Canada.

Sergey has won ICI’s 2017 Purple Pen Competition. His index appeared in the book The Magnificent Nahanni: The Struggle to Protect a Wild Place by Gordon and Shirley Nelson (published by the University of Regina Press).

Sergey successfully completed the Indexing: Theory and Applications course from the University of California, Berkeley. He retains his membership in the Indexing Society of Canada and the American Society for Indexing.