Louisa Emmons


  • I provide thorough, detailed back-of-the-book professional indexes, carefully edited.
  • I respond to queries within 24 hours.
  • Indexes are usually returned before 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 MS Word .docx or .rtf files.
  • I will work on a quick deadline as my schedule permits.
  • I  index a wide variety of book genres and subjects.
  • Charges are computed per indexable page for trade books, textbooks, and scholarly works. Special formats can be computed by word count.    
  • Please contact me for rates, which are negotiable depending on the project:  louisa.emmons.indexing@gmail.com

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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

  • Introduction to Environmental Law and Policy
  • Legal Indexing
  • An Introduction to Abstracting
  • Textbook Indexing
  • Ecology: Ecosystem Dynamics and Conservation     
  • Transformation of the Global Food System
  • Global Environmental Management
  • Large Marine Ecosystems: Assessment and Management 
  • Biodiversity
  • Excellent time management
  • Thorough knowledge of indexing software
  • Proper grammar and correct use of punctuation

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


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Columbia University Press
Princeton University Press
University of North Texas Press
University Press of Kentucky
University of California Press
Indiana University Press
University of Illinois Press
Texas A&M University Press
Island Press
Solano Press Books
Bombardier Books
Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group
Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Random House/DK Publishing/Alpha Books
Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc.

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California Land Use and Planning Law, eds. 37, 38, 39

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

Guide to California Planning, 6th ed.

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

Human Transit: How Clearer Thinking about Public Transit Can Enrich Our Communities and Our Lives

Place and Prosperity: How Cities Help Us to Connect and Innovate 

Land Use Planning in California: An Essential Reference

Environmental Management Technology: Challenges and Opportunities 

Climate Change and Resilience in Indiana and Beyond 


Jain Paintings and Material Culture of Medieval Western India: 1100-1650

Dürer's Knots: Early European Print and the Islamic East

American Women Report WWI 

Modern Labor Economics: Theory and Public Policy 

Managing Front Office Operations

Antiracist Journalism: The Challenge of Creating Equitable Local News

Early Ethnography in the American Arctic

Intersections of Gender and Ethnicity in English Language Learning Texts

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