Louisa Emmons_M.Ed, MLS


  • I provide thorough and detailed professional book indexes, carefully edited.
  • I work independently using your specifications. 
  • Indexes are usually returned prior to the deadline.
  • I index textbooks, trade books, and scholarly works from manuscripts submitted as PDF files. 
  • Indexes are created in SKY Index and returned as Microsoft Word .docx or .rtf files.
  • I will work on a quick deadline as my schedule permits.
  • I index a variety of subjects.
  • Areas of special interest include:  
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BSBA  Western Carolina University
     Computer Information Systems
M.Ed  University of North Carolina at Greensboro
MLS  East Carolina University
     Library Science
Hedden Information Management
    Taxonomies and Controlled Vocabulary
American Society for Indexing
     Professional Indexing Training

Certificates and Coursework: 
  • Introduction to Environmental Law and Policy
  • Ecology: Ecosystem Dynamics and Conservation     
  • Transformation of the Global Food System
  • Global Environmental Management
  • Large Marine Ecosystems: Assessment and Management
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Detailed, quality indexes
  • Thorough knowledge of SKY Index
  • Knowledge of the publishing industry

  • American Society for Indexing
  • Kappa Delta Pi, International Honor Society in Education

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Island Press
Solano Press Books

University of North Texas Press
University Press of Kentucky
University of California Press
Indiana University Press
Texas A&M University Press
Taylor & Francis
Bombardier Books
Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Alpha/Penguin Random House/DK Publishing

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California Land Use and Planning Law, 37th & 38th Editions

The Blue Revolution: Hunting, Harvesting, and Farming Seafood in the Information Age

Arbitrary Lines: How Zoning Broke the American City and How to Fix It

Natural Resource Regulation in California: A Practical Guide to Agency Permitting and Procedures

Cities for Life: How Communities Can Recover from Trauma and Rebuild for Health 

Applied Panarchy: Applications and Diffusion Across Disciplines

Swamplands: Tundra Beavers, Quaking Bogs, and the Improbable World of Peat

Guide to California Planning, 6th Edition

Managing the Climate Crisis: Designing and Building for Floods, Heat, Drought, and Wildfire

Practical CEQA: A Stepwise Guide to the California Environmental Quality Act

Climate Change and Resilience in Indiana and Beyond

Environmental Management Technology: Challenges and Opportunities

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 * Charges are computed per indexable page for trade books, textbooks,
and scholarly works.
 * Rates for special formats can be computed by word count.    
 Please contact me for rates, which are negotiable depending upon project.


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