Louisa Emmons, M.Ed., MLS

INDEXING SPECIALTIES

Member _ American Society for Indexing P. O. Box 322 Morganton, NC 28680 louisa.emmons.indexing@gmail.com (828) 448-5146

Specialties


Specialties
  • I specialize in back-of-the-book indexing: textbooks, trade books, periodicals, reference books and children's books. I index to your specifications with attention to detail and at a reasonable rate.
  • I work from manuscripts submitted as PDF files.
  • Indexes are created in SKY and returned as SKY, Word or Rich Text Format files.
  • I will work on a quick deadline if my schedule permits.

    Specialty Subjects
  • Culinary Arts
  • Gardening and Horticulture
  • Folklore
  • Education
  • History
  • Literature and Poetry

Rates


​​​​Back-of-the-Book Indexing Page Rates:

 * $3.00 per indexable page for most children's books
 * $3.50 per indexable page for most trade books, textbooks, 

     periodicals and reference books                                    

Rates are negotiable depending upon project.
Rates

Resume


Resume
SKILLS
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Detailed, quality indexes
  • Special interest in the areas of history, literature and poetry, folklore, gardening, education and culinary arts
  • Thorough knowledge of SKY Index, Acrobat and Word
  • Editor of the North Carolina State DAR Yearbook and State Directory
  • Published author with knowledge of the publishing industry
EDUCATION
  • BSBA  Western Carolina University; Computer Information Systems
  • MEd  University of North Carolina at Greensboro; Education
  • MLS  East Carolina University; Library Science
  • Indexing Training: American Society for Indexing
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
  • American Society for Indexing
  • Southeast Chapter, American Society for Indexing
  • Gardening and Environmental Studies Special Interest Group, ASI
  • History/Archaeology Special Interest Group, ASI
  • Culinary Special Interest Group, ASI
  • Kappa Delta Pi, International Honor Society in Education
BOOKS AUTHORED
  • Tales From a Civil War Plantation: Creekside
  • Civil War Voices From Western North Carolina: Letters From the Battlefield and the Home Front
  • Morning Comes to Appalachia
  • Glen Alpine Springs Hotel: A History of Burke County's Finest Accommodation
  • Defending Hearth and Home: North Carolina's Revolutionary War Heroines




Indexes