Portfolio of Indexes

Ryan Indexing welcomes all projects; I am happy to work with individual authors as well as editors, packagers, and publishing houses. References and work samples are available upon request. Recent indexes include:

Biography

Legal

Scholarly

Cookbooks

 Memoir

Science

Fishing

Native Americans

Textbooks

Health & Wellness

Natural Resources

Trade Nonfiction

History

 Outdoors

 

Biography

  • The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, Rebecca Skloot, Crown Publishers, 2010
  • Last Letters from Attu: The True Story of Etta Jones, Alaska Pioneer and Japanese P.O.W., Mary Breu, Alaska Northwest Books, 2012
  • My Darling Anna: Letters From Fairhaven 1890, Brian L. Griffin and Neelie Nelson, Knox Cellars Publishing Company, 2009
  • Saul Bellow: Letters, Benjamin Taylor, ed., Viking Penguin, 2010

Cookbooks

  • The Alaska Wildberry Cookbook, Alaska Northwest Books, 2012
  • Cuisine for Whole Health: Recipes for a Sustainable Life, Pauli Halstead, Hood River Press, 2009
  • Gudrun's Kitchen: Recipes from a Norwegian Family, Baugh and Sandvold, et al., Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2011
  • Short and Simple Family Recipes, Amy Roloff with Chris Cardamone, WestWinds Press, 2012
  • The Tutka Bay Lodge Cookbook: Coastal Cuisine from the Wilds of Alaska, Kirsten Dixon and Mandy Dixon, Alaska Northwest Books, 2014

Fishing

  • Finding Trout in All Conditions, Boots Allen, WestWinds Press, 2015
  • The Fly Fishing Guide to Colorado's Flat Tops Wilderness, Al Marlowe and Karen Christopherson, WestWinds Press, 2013
  • Fly Fishing the Colorado River: An Angler's Guide, Al Marlowe and Karen Christopherson, WestWinds Press, 2013
  • The Mortal Sea: Fishing the Atlantic in the Age of Sail, W. Jeffrey Bolster, The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2012
  • The Practical Fly Fisher: Lessons Learned from a Lifetime of Fly Fishing, Doug Stewart, WestWinds Press, 2014
  • Snake River Flies: Eighty Years of Proven Patterns for a World of Fly Fishing, Boots Allen, WestWinds Press, 2013

Health & Wellness

  • Cuisine for Whole Health: Recipes for a Sustainable Life, Pauli Halstead, Hood River Press, 2009
  • The Poison in Your Teeth: Mercury Amalgam (Silver) Fillings Hazardous to Your Health!, Tom McGuire, DDS, Dental Wellness Institute, 2008
  • Primal Body—Primal Mind: Empower Your Total Health the Way Nature Intended (...And Didn't), Nora Gedgaudas, Primal Body—Primal Mind Publishing, 2009
  • Slim, Sane, and Sexy: Pocket Guide to Natural, Bioidentical Hormone Balancing, Jay H. Mead and Erin T. Lommen, Calanoga Publishing, 2008
  • Sustainable Happiness: The Mind Science of Well-Being, Altruism, and Inspiration, Joe Loizzo, Routledge, 2012
  • Why Do I Still Have Thyroid Symptoms?, Datis Kharrazian, Morgan James Publishing, 2010
  • Why Isn't My Brain Working?, Datis Kharrazian, Elephant Press, 2013
  • A Woman's Right to Know, Carol Roye, Frances Price Enterprises, 2014

History

  • The Bark River Chronicles: Stories from a Wisconsin Watershed, Milton J. Bates, Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2012
  • Barns of Wisconsin, Jerry Apps, Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2010
  • Beyond the Trees: Stories of Wisconsin Forests, Candice Gaukel Andrews, Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2011
  • Bottoms Up: A Toast to Wisconsin's Historic Bars & Breweries, Jim Draeger & Mark Speltz, Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2012
  • A Bungled Affair: Britain's War on the United States, The Final Years 1814Ä1815, Geoffrey M. Footner, Tidewater Book Company, 2013
  • Choctaw: A Cultural Awakening, Judy Allen, Letterary Press, 2012
  • A Colorado History, Tenth Edition, Carl Ubbelohde, Maxine Benson, and Duane A. Smith, WestWinds Press, 2015
  • Fort Vancouver: History, Archaeology, and the Transformation of the Pacific Northwest, Douglas Wilson, et al., 2011
  • From Camas to Courthouse: Early Lane County History, Douglas Card, Ph.D., Lane County Historical Society, 2008
  • Henry Thoreau and John Muir among the Native Americans, Richard F. Fleck, WestWinds Press, 2015
  • The Indian Way: Indians and the North American Fur Trade, Neil Van Sickle and Evelyn Rodewald, 2011
  • Last Letters from Attu: The True Story of Etta Jones, Alaska Pioneer and Japanese P.O.W., Mary Breu, Alaska Northwest Books, 2012
  • The Madame Curie Complex: The Hidden History of Women in Science, Julie Des Jardins, The Feminist Press at CUNY, 2010
  • The Mortal Sea: Fishing the Atlantic in the Age of Sail, W. Jeffrey Bolster, The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2012
  • One America, Art Gilliam, Baldwin House Press, 2014
  • One Room Schools, Susan Apps-Bodilly, Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2013
  • Oregon at Work 1859Ä2009, Tom Fuller & Art Ayre, Ooligan Press, 2009
  • Oregon Coast Bridges, Ray A. Allen, North Left Coast Press, 2011
  • Out of the Northwoods: The Many Lives of Paul Bunyan, Michael Edmonds, Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2009
  • The Red River Gold Mines of Northern Taos County, New Mexico, Michael S. Burney, Edwin Mellen Press, 2015
  • Rhythm in the Rain: Jazz in the Pacific Northwest, Lynn Darroch, Ooligan Press, 2016
  • A Secret History of the Ollie Vol. 1: The 1970s, Craig B. Snyder, Black Salt Press, 2014
  • Seventh Generation Earth Ethics: Native Voices of Wisconsin, Patty Loew, Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2014
  • Skunk Hill : A Native Ceremonial Community in Wisconsin, Robert A. Birmingham, Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2015
  • To Heal and To Serve: Women Army Doctors in World War Two, Mercedes Graf, Hellgate Press, 2013
  • What the Elders Have Taught Us, Alaska Northwest Books, 2013

Legal

  • The Articulate Advocate: Persuasive Skills for Lawyers in Trials, Appeals, Arbitrations, and Motions, Second Edition, Brian K. Johnson and Marsha Hunter, Crown King Books, 2015   
  • The Articulate Attorney: Public Speaking for Lawyers, Second Edition, Brian K. Johnson and Marsha Hunter, Crown King Books, 2013   
  • The California Guide to Opening and Managing a Law Office, The State Bar of California, 2009

Memoir

  • Autobiography of an Unknown Football Player, Proverb G. Jacobs, 2013
  • Below the Zone, Merrill A. McPeak, Lost Wingman Press, 2013   
  • Discovering the Rabbi Within: A Memoir, Rabbi Sholom Groesberg, 2015
  • Flight to Adventure: Alaska and Beyond, Lowell Thomas Jr. with Lew Freedman, Alaska Northwest Books, 2013
  • Hammer! Making Movies Out of Life and Sex, Barbara Hammer, The Feminist Press at CUNY, 2010
  • Journeys to the Far North, Olaus J. Murie, Alaska Northwest Books, 2015
  • A Life in Motion, Florence Howe, The Feminist Press at CUNY, 2010
  • The Long Goodbye: Khe Sanh Revisited, Michael Archer, Hellgate Press, 2016
  • My Darling Anna: Letters From Fairhaven 1890; The Life, Love & Legacy of W. R. Gray, Pioneer Physician, Brian L. Griffin and Neelie Nelson, Knox Cellars Publishing Company, 2009
  • Serendipity: An Ecologist's Quest to Understand Nature, James A. Estes, University of California Press, 2016
  • Soldiers of the Strange Night, Robert A. Newton, Freedom Street Press, 2015
  • STREB: How To Become An Extreme Action Hero, Elizabeth Streb, The Feminist Press at CUNY, 2010
  • To Heal and To Serve: Women Army Doctors in World War Two, Mercedes Graf, Hellgate Press, 2013
  • To the Top of Denali: Climbing Adventures on North America's Highest Peak, Bill Sherwonit, Alaska Northwest Books, 2012

Native Americans

  • Choctaw: A Cultural Awakening, Judy Allen, Letterary Press, 2012
  • The Indian Way: Indians and the North American Fur Trade, Neil Van Sickle and Evelyn Rodewald, 2011
  • Native Cultures in Alaska: Looking Forward, Looking Back, Tricia Brown, ed., Alaska Northwest Books, 2012
  • Seventh Generation Earth Ethics: Native Voices of Wisconsin, Patty Loew, Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2014
  • Skunk Hill : A Native Ceremonial Community in Wisconsin, Robert A. Birmingham, Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2015
  • What the Elders Have Taught Us, Alaska Northwest Books, 2013

Natural Resources

  • Learning from the Land: Wisconsin Land Use, 2nd Edition, Bobbie Malone, Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2011
  • The Low Impact Development Manual, Rodney Tyler, Alexander Marks, and Britt Faucette, Forester Communications, 2010
  • Nature and Tourists in the Last Frontier: Local Encounters With Global Tourism in Coastal Alaska, Lee Cerveny, Cognizant Communication Corporation, 2008
  • Selection, Maintenance, and Monitoring of Stormwater BMPs, Gordon England and Stuart Stein, Forester Press, 2007
  • Straight Talk: Strategies for Environmental Compliance, Jennifer Hildebrand, Forester Media Inc., 2012

Outdoors

  • The Alaska Almanac, 34th Edition, Alaska Northwest Books, 2013
  • The Alaska Homesteader's Handbook: Independent Living on the Last Frontier, Tricia Brown and Nancy Gates, Alaska Northwest Books, 2012
  • The Bark River Chronicles: Stories from a Wisconsin Watershed, Milton J. Bates, Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2012
  • Beyond the Trees: Stories of Wisconsin Forests, Candice Gaukel Andrews, Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2011
  • Colorado's Hot Springs, Third Edition, Deborah Frazier, WestWinds Press, 2014
  • Day Hikes in the Columbia River Gorge, Don J. Scarmuzzi, WestWinds Press, 2015
  • Desert Rims to Mountains High, Richard Francis Fleck, WestWinds Press, 2013
  • Grant's Getaways: 101 Oregon Adventures, Grant McComie, WestWinds Press, 2013
  • Grant's Getaways: Guide to Wildlife Watching in Oregon, Grant McComie, WestWinds Press, 2015
  • Oregon Coast Bridges, Ray A. Allen, North Left Coast Press, 2011
  • Putting Down Roots: Gardening Insights from Wisconsin's Early Settlers, Marcia C. Carmichael, Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2011
  • Telluride Trails: Hiking Passes, Loops, and Summits of Southwestern Colorado, Don J. Scarmuzzi, WestWinds Press, 2013
  • To the Top of Denali: Climbing Adventures on North America's Highest Peak, Bill Sherwonit, Alaska Northwest Books, 2012
  • Tucson Hiking Guide, Fourth Edition, Betty Leavengood, WestWinds Press, 2012

Scholarly

  • America's Founding Fruit: The Cranberry in a New Environment, Susan Playfair, University Press of New England, 2014
  • Becoming Salmon: Aquaculture and the Domestication of a Fish, Marianne Elisabeth Lien, University of California Press, 2015
  • Black Ranching Frontiers: African Cattle Herders of the Atlantic World, 1500Ä1900, Andrew Sluyter, Yale University Press, 2012
  • Culture, Politics, and Governing: The Contemporary Ascetics of Knowledge Production, Patricia Mooney Nickel, Palgrave Macmillan, 2015
  • The Geopoetics of Modernism, Rebecca Walsh, University Press of Florida, 2015
  • Legendary Rome: Myths, Monuments and Memory on the Palatine and Capitoline, Jennifer A. Rea, Duckworth, 2007
  • Marine Historical Ecology in Conservation, John N. Kittinger, Loren McClenachan, Keryn B. Gedan, and Louise K. Blight, eds., University of California Press, 2014
  • The Mortal Sea: Fishing the Atlantic in the Age of Sail, W. Jeffrey Bolster, The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2012
  • Nature and Tourists in the Last Frontier: Local Encounters With Global Tourism in Coastal Alaska, Lee Cerveny, Cognizant Communication Corporation, 2008
  • Reading Prisoners: Literature, Literacy, and the Transformation of American Punishment, 1700Ä1845, Jodi Schorb, Rutgers University Press, 2014
  • Serendipity: An Ecologist's Quest to Understand Nature, James A. Estes, University of California Press, 2016
  • Social Perspective: The Missing Element in Mental Health Practice, Richard U'Ren, University of Toronto Press, 2011
  • The Stillness of Hajj Ishmael: Maxime Du Camp's 1850 Photographic Encounters, Julia Ballerini, iUniverse, Inc. 2010
  • Tan Men/Pale Women: Color and Gender in Archaic Greece and Egypt, Mary Ann Eaverly, The University of Michigan Press, 2013
  • We Are the Face of Oaxaca: Testimony and Social Movements, Lynn Stephen, Duke University Press, 2013

Science

  • Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (Third Edition), Nivaldo J. Tro, Prentice Hall, 2013
  • Effects of Water Chemistry on the Bioavailability and Toxicity of Waterborne Cadmium, Copper, Nickel, Lead, and Zinc to Freshwater Organisms, J. S. Meyer, et al., Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 2007
  • Evolution: Making Sense of Life, Second Edition, Carl Zimmer and Douglas J. Emlen, Roberts & Company Publishers, 2015
  • Forensic Anthropology Training Manual, Karen Ramey Burns, Pearson, 2012
  • The Madame Curie Complex: The Hidden History of Women in Science, Julie Des Jardins, The Feminist Press at CUNY, 2010
  • Marine Historical Ecology in Conservation: Applying the Past to Manage for the Future, John N. Kittinger, Loren McClenachan, Keryn B. Gedan, and Louise K. Blight, eds., University of California Press, 2014
  • Physical Chemistry: Principles and Applications in Biological Sciences (5th Edition), Tinoco, et al., Prentice Hall, 2013
  • Principles of Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (Second Edition), Nivaldo J. Tro, Pearson, 2011
  • Serendipity: An Ecologist's Quest to Understand Nature, James A. Estes, University of California Press, 2016

Textbooks

  • Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (Third Edition), Nivaldo J. Tro, Prentice Hall, 2013
  • Evolution: Making Sense of Life, Second Edition, Carl Zimmer and Douglas J. Emlen, Roberts & Company Publishers, 2015
  • Interdisciplinary Language Arts and Science Instruction in Elementary Classrooms: Applying Research to Practice, Valarie L. Akerson, ed., Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Publishers, 2007
  • Introduction to Special Education: Making a Difference, Seventh Edition, Deborah Deutsch Smith, Pearson Education, Inc., 2009
  • Physical Chemistry: Principles and Applications in Biological Sciences (5th Edition), Tinoco, et al., Prentice Hall, 2013
  • Principles of Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (Second Edition), Nivaldo J. Tro, Pearson, 2011

Trade Nonfiction

  • A Dream Foreclosed: Black American and the Fight for a Place to Call Home, Laura Gottesdiener, Zuccotti Park Press, 2013
  • Everything's An Offer: How To Do More With Less, Robert Poynton, On Your Feet, 2008
  • Field Guide to Plugged-In Parenting, Terri Fedonczak, Girl Power for Good Publishing, 2014
  • The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, Rebecca Skloot, Crown Publishers, 2010
  • National Insecurity: The Cost of American Militarism, Melvin A. Goodman, City Lights Books, 2013
  • On the Shoulders of Atlas: A Story About Transitioning a Family-Owned Business, Susan Latremoille & Peter Creaghan, The Latremoille Group, 2010
  • Squeezed: Make Life's Juice Worth the Squeeze, Eric Benson, Squeezed Press, 2014
  • Tucson Hiking Guide, Fourth Edition, Betty Leavengood, WestWinds Press, 2012

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