Directory of Members

The listings in this directory were prepared by the members of the Gardening and Environmental Studies Special Interest Group to facilitate communication among members and to aid publishers, authors, and others who seek the services of qualified, dependable indexers.

On this page is an alphabetical listing of members with their interests and qualifications.

We also provide a categorized listing of members who specialize in particular project formats, languages, and subject areas.

Disclaimer: This group makes no representation, guarantee, or warranty regarding the quality of any member’s work. Work agreements, including fee schedules, are negotiated between the individual indexer and the client. Members of the Gardening/Environmental Studies SIG are also members of the American Society for Indexing.


Alphabetical listing of indexers

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Catherine A. Barr
Under The Oaks Indexing

Poway, CA, 92064, USA
Telephone: 858-705-3981
Web site: www.UnderTheOaksIndexing.com
E-mail: CABarr@UTOIndexing.com

Formats: books, journals and periodicals, newsletters, reference materials
Subjects: biogeography, biology/life sciences, botany/botanical illustration, composting, conservation, ecology, environmental history, environmental science, food plants and foodways, gardening/organic gardening, gardens and garden history, health and the environment, herbs and herbals, horticulture, landscape design and history, natural history, natural resources, nursery operations, oceanography/marine sciences, pest control, plant physiology and pathology, wildlife
Biology major and teaching credential. Horticultural enthusiast.

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Connie Binder
MLS

Laurel , MD 20707, USA
Telephone: 301-602-7307
Web site: http://www.conniebinder.com
E-mail: connie@conniebinder.com

Formats: books, databases, journals/periodicals
Subjects: anthropology, archaeology, biogeography, biology/life sciences, botany, conservation, ecology, environmental history, ethnoecology, fisheries, gardening/organic gardening, gardens and garden history, geography, health and the environment, natural history, oceanography, outdoor recreation, wildlife
I am a freelance librarian, specializing in the indexing of books, journals, and electronic media. In business for myself since 1991, I am dedicated to helping you produce a top quality product. I work independently, make professional decisions and provide consulting services. I tailor my work to your needs, never losing sight of the fact that the final product belongs to you.

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Lina Burton

aldieoaks@ aol.com
PO Box 373
Aldie, VA 20105-0373
703-327-4299

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Moira Calder

m.calder@shaw.ca

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Cherry Delaney
TheBookIndexerOnline

1211 El Granda St.
Lafayette, IN 47905
Telephone: 765-404-7672
E-mail: cdsaa3@aol.com

Formats: Back-of-Book, Catalogs, Images, Journals and Periodicals, Newsletters, Reference Materials, Technical Manuals, Web Sites
Subjects: Agriculture/Agronomy, Biology/Life Sciences, Composting, Conservation, Ecology, Food Plants & Foodways, Gardening/Organic Gardening, Health & the Environment, Herbs and Herbals, Horticulture, Landscape Design & History, Soil Science
I am experienced in managing and prioritizing tasks for meeting deadlines requiring excellent organizational skills. My background was writing documentation of technical materials in a user-friendly manner: I like to take the complicated and simplify it. I have been indexing since 2012, completed Master Gardener training in December 2017 and enjoy gardening, healthy food choices and sustainable agriculture.

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Heather Dubnick
Heather Dubnick Editorial Services

39 Dodge S, Unit 356
Beverly, MA  01915W, USA
Telephone: 508-932-6955
Web site: www.heatherdubnick.com
E-mail: hdubnick@gmail.com

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Paula C. Durbin-Westby

3239 Yanceyville Rd
Louisa, VA 23093, USA
Telephone: 540-223-6145
Web site:durbinwestbyindexing.com
E-mail: durbinwestbyindex@gmail.com
Formats and Languages: books, reference materials
Subjects: anthropology, conservation, ecology, environmental history, ethnoecology/Native peoples, gardening/organic gardening, geography, health and the environment, land use and planning, landscape design and history, natural history, natural resources, outdoor recreation
I create indexes for scholarly and trade books, and government and private industry documents. I have been an indexer for over twenty years and have indexed hundreds of books. Among my favorites in the area of gardening and environmental studies are indexes to books about wetlands drainage, The Audubon Society Guide to Attracting Birds, and books about the impacts of environmental change and policy in various areas of the world.

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Louisa Emmons

P.O. Box 322 (825 West Union Street)
Morganton, NC 28680, USA
Telephone: 828-448-5146
E-mail: louisa.emmons.indexing@gmail.com
Formats and Languages: books, Latin (botanical), newsletters
Subjects: beekeeping, botany/ botanical illustration, gardening/organic gardening, horticulture

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Karen Goodin

kgoodin@gmail.com
408 Center Avenue
Decorah, Iowa
563-419-0312

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Michelle Guiliano
Line by Line Indexing

michelle@linebylineindexing.com
PO Box 572
Etna, NH 03750
603-277-0352

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Daniel Heila
Best-Ever Edit

920 Cheshire Avenue
Eugene, OR 97402
Telephone:541-514-0106
Website:www.BestEverEdit.com
E-mail:contact@besteveredit.com
Formats: books, catalogs, journals and periodicals, reference materials, technical manuals
Subjects: Agriculture/Agronomy, Composting, Gardening/Organic Gardening
I am an avid gardener and home food preservation specialist. I have gardened organically for over 25 years. I received the Master Food Preserver Certificate from the Lane County Oregon Extension Service in 2010. I keep abreast of organic agriculture and farmers market developments. I was the owner of an import/e-commerce business for 14 years as the US distributor of the Mehu-Liisa steam juicer from Finland. I maintained a blog of recipes and tips for the community of users.

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Sharon Hughes
Hughes Analytics

705 Lakeshore Drive North
Goreville, Illinois 62939, USA
Telephone: 618-995-2367
Website:www.hughesanalytics.com
E-mail:sharon@hughesanalytics.com

Formats: books, databases, German language, images, journals and periodicals, large projects, reference materials, technical manuals
Subjects: Agriculture/Agronomy, Anthropology, Archaeology/Archaeobotany, Biology/Life Sciences, Botany/Botanical Illustration, Conservation, Ecology, Environmental Science, Food Plants & Foodways, Gardening/Organic Gardening, Geology/Earth Sciences, Health & the Environment, Herbs and Herbals, Landscape Design & History, Natural History, Natural Resources, Oceanography/Marine Sciences, Plant Physiology & Pathology, Wildlife
I am now an approved government contractor DUNS# 845119465.

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Mamta Jha
Bhavya Enterprises

G 401, Homes 121, Sector 121
Noida,Uttar Pradesh 201301, India
Telephone: 91 120 49558830
E-mail:mamta@bhavyasolutions.com
Formats: books, databases, journals and periodicals
Subjects:Biology/Life Sciences, Botany/Botanical Illustration, Ecology, Fisheries Science, Gardening/Organic Gardening, Health & the Environment, Oceanography/Marine Sciences, Plant Physiology & Pathology, Soil Science, Wildlife
Freelance indexer for over 17 years. I have written detailed, quality indexes for trade books, textbooks, and journals. I am meticulous, thorough, precise, and take deadlines seriously.

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Lauren Koshgarian

laurenkoshgarian@gmail.com

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Naomi Martin

naomimartin05@gmail.com

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Nancy Pease
Key Indexing

Nancymt1@verizon.net
PO Box 463
Reading, MA 01867
617-283-5380


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Lisa Ryan
Stellar Searches LLC

316 W. Sunset Ridge Dr.
Mount Sterling, KY 40353, USA
Telephone: 859-499-0810
Web site: www.stellarsearches.com
E-mail: lryan@stellarsearches.com

Formats: books, databases, journals and periodicals, newsletters, newspapers
Subjects: agriculture/agronomy, anthropology, archaeology/archaeobotany, biology/life sciences, conservation, ecology, environmental history, environmental science, forestry, health and the environment, land use and planning, landscape design and history, natural history, natural resources, outdoor recreation, plant physiology and pathology, wildlife
Stellar Searches LLC provides high quality indexing and abstracting in environmental studies and science, but is not limited to those fields. We conduct back-of-the-book indexing services, producing customized and comprehensive indexes. Meeting tight deadlines, we provide fast, accurate, and professional indexes. The founder and developer of Stellar Searches LLC, Lisa Ryan, has a Master of Science Degree in Library Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She worked at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina and at the Center for Transportation and the Environment at North Carolina State University in Raleigh.

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Therese Shere

Healdsburg, CA 95448, USA
Telephone: 707-888-2024
Web site: shere-indexing.com
E-mail: therese.shere@gmail.com
Formats: books, technical manuals, catalogs, periodicals
Languages: Fluent in scientific nomenclature; working acquaintance with French, Italian, Spanish, German
Subjects: natural history and field guides, conservation, environmental sciences and environmental history, gardening and horticulture, ethnobotany, agriculture and agroecology, foodways, land use and planning
I have over 20 years’ experience and 600 projects behind me, including dozens in these subject areas. As a dedicated amateur botanist and certified California Naturalist, I love to work on natural history and gardening titles in particular. Please see my website for relevant experience and selected past projects.

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Jennifer Spanier
Spanier Indexing

Corinth, VT 05039, USA
Telephone: 802-439-9144
Web site: spanierindexing.com
E-mail: jennifer@spanierindexing.com

Formats: books, catalogs, databases, journals and periodicals, reference materials
Subjects: agriculture, anthropology, biology/life sciences, botany/ botanical illustration, conservation, environmental science, gardening/organic gardening, health and the environment, plant physiology and pathology, soil science, wildlife
I have a PhD in the Biological Sciences and seek indexing projects in all areas of the life and environmental sciences.

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