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PUBLICATIONS

  • "Book Review: The Accidental Taxonomist, 2nd ed. by Heather Hedden". Technical Communication, Volume 63, Number 4, November 2016: 384-385.

  • "You Are Here, X Marks the Spot" (Editor's File). Key Words, Winter 2016: 4.

  • "Pointers, the Pointing Men and Women" (Editor's File). Key Words, Fall 2016: 4.

  • "Book Indexes in Metadata, an Interview with Patricia Payton (Bowker, Proquest) and Allison Feist (Proquest)" (Ream and Wyman). Key Words, Summer 2016: 16-21.

  • "Best Indexes, Best Wonders" (Editor's File). Key Words, Summer 2016: 4.

  • "Key Words Index Volume 23." Key Words, Spring 2016: 6-11.

  • "“She’s ba-a-a-ck!”" (Editor's File). Key Words, Spring 2016: 4.

  • "ASI Key Words Interview with Sanders Kleinfeld" (Ream and Wyman). Key Words, January 2015: 7-15.

  • "ASI Publications Revamp: eBooks and an Index Mashup" (Ream and Wyman). Key Words, November 2014: 156-157.

  • "Conference Report: Writers UA West, 3-6 March 2014, Palm Springs, CA". Key Words, May 2014: 5-6. [Reprinted in The Slice, a Potomac Indexing Newsletter, Fall 2014: 2, 4.]

  • "Between the lines / Entre les lignes, 2013 Indexing Society of Canada / Société Canadienne d’Indexations." Key Words, July 2013: 115-116.

  • "Intrepid Indexing: Indexing without boundaries." Key Words, June 2013: 100-101.

  • "President's Report: River Edition." Key Words, May 2013: 7-78.

  • "President's Report: Special Edition". Key Words, Mar 2013. [Reprinted as "Tools of Change" in The Indexer, Vol. 31 No. 2 June 2013: 70.]

  • "President's Report." Key Words, Jan 2013: 1-2; Feb 2013: 2; April 2013:55-56.

  • "Society of Indexers (SI) Annual Conference." Key Words, Oct-Dec 2012: 133-135.

  • "From the President's Desk." Key Words, Jul-Sep 2012: 76-77; Oct-Dec 2012: 112, 115.

  • "Hand-helds as ereaders: exploratory thoughts on hand-held devices and indexes". The Indexer, March 2012: 17-24. [Reprinted and updated as "Indexes for Apps: Preliminary thoughts" in Key Words, Oct-Dec 2012: 124-130.

  • "Standing Up for Indexing" (Wyman, Russell, Pincoe, Kingdom, and MacGlashan). Key Words, Jan-Mar 2012: 33.

  • "Indexing in the Age of e-Everything." Key Words, Jan-Mar 2012: 33-34.

  • "The Challenging Future of Indexing." Key Words, Jan-Mar 2011: 28-33.

  • "Ten for Ten: Perfecting Our Craft." Key Words, Oct-Dec 2010: 135-138, 142.

  • "Knotty Bits: Indexing Negatives." Key Words, Oct-Dec 2009: 126-128, 140.

  • "ASAIB International Conference." Key Words, Jul-Sep 2009: 102-106.

  • "Indexes in the News." Key Words, Oct-Dec 2006: 141.

  • "Indexing with Open Source Tools" (Brown) (review). Key Words, Oct-Dec 2006: 140.

  • The CSE Manual for Authors, Editors, and Publishers, Seventh Edition (CSE Style Manual Committee) (review). Key Words, Oct-Dec 2006: 139.

  • "The Business of Being in Business." Key Words, Oct-Dec 2006: 130–133, 141. [Reprinted and updated in Starting an Indexing Business, 4th ed., Information Today, Inc. 2009.]

  • "Interview with Bruce Hubbard, Canada's House of Commons Information Management Unit." Key Words, Oct-Dec 2006: 125–126, 142.

  • "Key Words Index Volume 14." Key Words, Oct-Dec 2006: 118-124.

  • "The Times, They Are A-Changin'" (Editor's File). Key Words, Oct-Dec 2006: 113.

  • "How to Edit an Index--Last, but Not Least!" AMWA Journal, Vol. 21, No. 3, 2006: 110-111.

  • Website Indexes: Visitors to Content in Two Clicks (Lamb) (review). Key Words, July-Sept 2006: 105-106.

  • INDEXING: Engage, Enlighten, Enrich: Proceedings of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Indexers Conference, Melbourne, March 18-19, 2005 (Gillen, ed.) (review). Key Words, July-Sept 2006: 103-105.

  • "Technical Communicators: A Winning Community -- Society for Technical Communication (STC) 53rd Annual Conference" (conf rpt). Key Words, July-Sept 2006: 100.

  • "Triennial International Indexing Meeting and Conference" (conf rpt). Key Words, July-Sept 2006: 90-99.

  • "Penultimate Postings" (Editor's File). Key Words, July-Sept 2006: 77.

  • "Joint Meeting with the National Writers Union Washington, DC Chapter, ASI (DC/ASI) September 22, 2005" (conf rpt). Key Words, Apr-June 2006: 58.

  • "Interview with Elspeth Richmond, Sheilagh Simpson, and Susan Wilson-Murray, members of ASI organizational member Bookmark: Editing & Indexing" (Editor). Key Words, Apr-June 2006: 46-47.

  • "Metadata Is Our Friend" (Editor's File). Key Words, Apr-June 2006: 40.

  • Pocket Guide to Technical Presentations & Professional Speaking (Zwickel and Pfeiffer) (review). Key Words, Jan-Mar 2006: 31.

  • "Building Skills, Bridging Ideas: American Medical Writers Association (AMWA) Annual Conference" (conf rpt). Key Words, Jan-Mar 2006: 26.

  • "Key Words Index Volume 13." Key Words, Jan-Mar 2006: 10-16.

  • "Welcome to a Brave New World" (Editor's File). Key Words, Jan-Mar 2006: 5.

  • Yahoo! to the Max: An Extreme Searcher Guide (Hock) (review). Key Words, Oct-Dec 2005: 135-136.

  • Practical RDF (Powers) (review). Key Words, Oct-Dec 2005: 135.

  • "Transforming Your Career: STC-Philadelphia Metro Chapter (STCPMC) Annual Conference 2005" (conf rpt). Key Words, Oct-Dec 2005: 128-132.

  • "Indexes vs. Indices: A summary of postings on Index-L" (Mauer and Haskins) (Editor). Key Words, Oct-Dec 2005: 127.

  • "Interview with Stephen Ingle, founder of ASI organizational member WordCo Indexing Services" (Editor). Key Words, Oct-Dec 2005: 117-118.

  • "Riding the Wave of the Future" (Editor's File). Key Words, Oct-Dec 2005: 112.

  • "Indexing Is a Science: How to tell an index from a concordance" (letter). School Library Journal, August 2005. [Available online at School Library Journal.]

  • "The Textile Museum: Collections Management and Data Systems" (conf rpt). Key Words, July-Sept 2005: 100-101.

  • "I is for Indexing: The Art and Craft of Indexing" (conf rpt). Key Words, July-Sept 2005: 88-99.

  • "What's New in Indexing." Information Today, Volume 22, Number 7, July/August 2005: 23.

  • Information Representation and Retrieval in the Digital Age (review). Key Words, Apr-June 2005: 63-64.

  • "Digging In and Out" (Editor's File). Key Words, Apr-June 2005: 41.

  • "Judging Indexes." A to Z: The Newsletter of STC's Indexing SIG, Spring 2005: 14-18. [Reprinted in Key Words, July-Sept 2005: 77-78.]

  • Website Indexing: Enhancing Access to Information Within Websites (review). Key Words, Jan-Mar 2005: 32-33.

  • "The Human-Written Index: Why It Will Survive" (review). Key Words, Jan-Mar 2005: 32.

  • Facing the Text: Content and Structure in Book Indexing (review). Key Words, Jan-Mar 2005: 30-32.

  • "ASI Salary Survey 2004 -- Executive Summary." Key Words, Jan-Mar 2005: 16-17.

  • "Key Words Index Volume 12." Key Words, Jan-Mar 2005: 9-14.

  • "Happy New Year!" (Editor's File). Key Words, Jan-Mar 2005: 5.

  • "Loony Tunes for Loony Times" (Editor's File). Key Words, Oct-Dec 2004: 113.

  • "Navigating the Future of Technical Communication: STC's 51st Annual Conference" (conf rpt). Key Words, July-Sept 2004: 100-104.

  • "An Indexing Odyssey: From Core Competencies to Future Visions" (conf rpt). Key Words, July-Sept 2004: 90-99.

  • "Future Directions for Key Words" (Editor's File). Key Words, July-Sept 2004: 77.

  • "The Literature of the Book: Indexing" (review). Key Words, Apr-June 2004: 68-69.

  • "The 15th Edition of The Chicago Manual of Style: Highlights" (review). Key Words, Apr-June 2004: 66.

  • "Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Thoughts on Free Trade" (Editor's File). Key Words, Apr-June 2004: 41.

  • "Indexing Children's Books with Barbara DeGennaro" (conf rpt). Key Words, Jan-Mar 2004: 30,34.

  • "Key Words Index Volume 11." Key Words, Jan-Mar 2004: 9-14.

  • "Cure for the Wintertime Blues" (Editor's File). Key Words, Jan-Mar 2004: 5–6.

  • "Library Terms That Users Understand," "Library Terms Evaluated in Usability Tests and Other Studies," "Terms Found on Usability-Tested Library Home Pages" (review). Key Words, Oct-Dec 2003: 125–126.

  • "Analysis of Serials Indexed in Meteorological and Geoastrophysical Abstracts (MGA)" (review). Key Words, Oct-Dec 2003: 123–124.

  • "Information Retrieval: SciFinder and SciFinder Scholar" (review). Key Words, Oct-Dec 2003: 123.

  • "Checking In and Out of the Indexing Library" (Editorial). Key Words, Oct-Dec 2003: 101.

  • "Northern Entries, 2003 Joint ASI-IASC/SCAD Annual Conference Report." Key Words, July-Sept 2003: 82-93.

  • "Kudos to Anne Leach!" (Editorial). Key Words, July-Sept 2003: 69.

  • "Put Your Index in Order" (review). Key Words, Apr-June 2003: 61.

  • "How Do People Evaluate a Web Site's Credibility? Results from a Large Study" (review). Key Words, Apr-June 2003: 60-61.

  • "To Mark, or Not to Mark: That Is the Question!" (conf rpt). Key Words, Apr-June 2003: 54-55.

  • "The business of survival, or, What I learned when I went to Israel in February 2003" (Editorial). Key Words, Apr-June 2003: 37, 39.

  • "Looking Inside: Enterprise search offers companies several options to deal with data overload" (review). Key Words, Jan/Feb/Mar 2003: 29.

  • "Search Technology: SAS uncovers text-mining deal" (review). Key Words, Jan/Feb/Mar 2003: 28.

  • "More Than a Database: Mining Your Data for Decision-making Success" (review). Key Words, Jan/Feb/Mar 2003: 28.

  • "Common Medical Terminology Comes of Age, Part One: Standard Language Improves Healthcare Quality" (review). Key Words, Jan/Feb/Mar 2003: 28.

  • "Key Words Index Volume 10." Key Words, Jan/Feb/Mar 2003: 12-16.

  • "The Year of the Sheep" (Editorial). Key Words, Jan/Feb/Mar 2003: 5.

  • "The Indexing of Scholarly Journals: A Tipping Point for Publishing Reform?" (review). Key Words, Nov/Dec 2002: 164-165.

  • Index Morganagus, A Full-Text Index of Library-Related Electronic Serials (review). Key Words, Nov/Dec 2002: 164.

  • "Bibliometrics of electronic journals in information science" (review). Key Words, Nov/Dec 2002: 164.

  • "Key Words Goes Quarterly" (Editorial). Key Words, Nov/Dec 2002: 145-146.

  • "Indexes in Fiction." Key Words, Sep/Oct 2002: 134.

  • "Indexing Foreign Names" (Editorial). Key Words, Sep/Oct 2002: 117.

  • "2002 ASI Annual Conference Report, from Galveston, TX." Key Words, July/Aug 2002: 100-102.

  • "Special Conference Issue" (Editorial). Key Words, July/Aug 2002: 89.

  • "The Anti-Thesaurus Part 2: Expansion of Proposal for Increasing Search Relevance" (review). Key Words, May/June 2002: 78-79.

  • "The Anti-Thesaurus: A Proposal For Improving Internet Search While Reducing Unnecessary Traffic Loads" (review). Key Words, May/June 2002: 78-79.

  • Indexers and Indexes in Fact & Fiction (review). Key Words, May/June 2002: 77-78.

  • "Dancing Backwards in High Heels: An Introduction to Database Indexing" (conf rpt). Key Words, May/June 2002: 70-74.

  • "Welcome, New Members and Indexers!" (Editorial). Key Words, May/June 2002: 61.

  • "TJ Taxonomist Talk: Indexing & Information Architecture." Key Words, Mar/Apr 2002: 41.

  • "The TJ Taxonomist Show: Indexing, Part III" (Editor). Key Words, Mar/Apr 2002: 36-41.

  • "The TJ Taxonomist Show: Indexing, Part II" (Editor). Key Words, Jan/Feb 2002: 10-15.

  • "Journal Indexing" (Editorial). Key Words, Jan/Feb 2002: 5.

  • "HTML Indexing Course" (review). Key Words, Nov/Dec 2001: 182-183.

  • "The TJ Taxonomist Show: Indexing, Part I" (Editor). Key Words, Nov/Dec 2001: 170-175.

  • "Picking up the Pieces" (Editorial). Key Words, Nov/Dec 2001: 165.

  • "The ABCs of Indexing in the New Millennium: Part IV" (Editor). Key Words, Sep/Oct 2001: 140-141.

  • "Putting Index Pieces Together" (Editorial). Key Words, Sep/Oct 2001: 137-138.

  • "HTML Indexing -- a few hints on what it's all about," available online at the Web Indexing SIG (Special Interest Group) of the American Society of Indexers.

  • "Can User Manuals Be Saved?" (letter). PC World, August 2001: 23. [Available online at PCWorld.com.]

  • "Conference Reports." Key Words, July/Aug 2001: 120-127.

  • "ASI/H.W. Wilson Award for Excellence in Indexing, 2000." Key Words, July/Aug 2001: 111-112.

  • "Letter to the Editor: Integration of Information." submitted for publication: May 2001.

  • "SoCAL Medical Indexing Panel Discussion: Part II" (Editor). Key Words, Mar/Apr 2001: 47-51.

  • "SoCAL Medical Indexing Panel Discussion: Part I" (Editor). Key Words, Jan/Feb 2001: 13-20.

  • "The History of Indexing" (Editorial). Key Words, Jan/Feb 2001: 4.

  • "The ABCs of Indexing in the New Millennium: Part III" (Editor). Key Words, Nov/Dec 2000: 204-205, 207.

  • "Consortium of Indexing Professionals: "Facing the Electronic Challenge" Inaugural Symposium 2000." Key Words, Nov/Dec 2000: 207.

  • "Usability Testing for Indexes" (Editorial). Key Words, Nov/Dec 2000: 192-193.

  • "Great Moments in Indexing" (Editorial). Key Words, Sep/Oct 2000: 156.

  • "Achieving the Ideal Index: Workshop Summary." Key Words, July/Aug 2000: 133-135.

  • "Beyond MEDLINE" (review). Key Words, July/Aug 2000: 148.

  • "Eliminate Your Index Hassles: Don't Create One" (review). Key Words, July/Aug 2000: 147-148.

  • "Let's Get Profitable!: Workshop Summary." Key Words, July/Aug 2000: 132.

  • "Nursing Knowledge Indexes" (review). Key Words, July/Aug 2000: 147.

  • "Portals Empower Corporations: Gathering, Organizing, Distributing Information" (review). Key Words, July/Aug 2000: 148.

  • "Searching Intelligently" (review). Key Words, July/Aug 2000: 149.

  • Anthology for the Millennium (review). Key Words, May/June 2000: 105.

  • "The ABCs of Indexing in the New Millennium: Part II" (Editor). Key Words, May/June 2000: 85, 93.

  • "The ABCs of Indexing in the New Millennium: Part I" (Editor). Key Words, Jan/Feb 2000: 1, 20.

  • Key Words, Editor. American Society of Indexers, 2000-2006.

    "Thanks for an outstanding job."
    --Seth Maislin, ASI President, May 26, 2007
  • "Winter Squash and Apples." The ASI Cookbook, American Society of Indexers, 2000.

  • "Rosehips Tea." The ASI Cookbook, American Society of Indexers, 2000.

  • The Capital Indexer, Editor. Washington, DC, Chapter, American Society of Indexers, 1997 - 2000.

  • Indexing Specialties: Medicine, Editor. Medford: Information Today, Inc., 1999:

    Indexing Specialties: Medicine
    "This in-depth look at the indexing specialty field of medicine is the latest in the popular series from ASI and Information Today, Inc. With contributions from over a dozen noted medical indexers, the book features 13 chapters and four parts: "Medical Indexers" includes an interview with two veteran book indexers and a biography of a database indexer; "Medical Indexes" includes an examination of award-winning medical indexes and medical index reviews; "Medical Indexing" gets into the heart of the matter and provides detailed discussion of indexing medical specialties, with chapters on indexing food and nutrition, nursing, and general medicine, and three chapters on database indexing; "Resources" lists guides to medical reference tools and Internet-based resources."

    "Recommended for its intelligent, practical information."

    "Very useful for indexers interested in breaking into medical indexing. Irving Tullar’s chapter on general medicine is very thorough and gives an excellent overview of the medical indexing process."

    "I do highly recommend this book ... I also sincerely hope that ASI will consider publishing an updated edition, which can only improve upon the strengths of this book."

  • "Medical Indexes Reviewed." The Indexer, April 1999: 124-126. [Reprinted in Indexing Specialties: Medicine, Medford: Information Today, Inc., 1999.]

  • "Online Scene: INDEX-L." Key Words, Sept/Oct 98: 28-29.

  • A to Z: The Newsletter of STC's Indexing SIG, co-Editor. Society for Technical Communication's Indexing Special Interest Group, Sept 1997 - Sept 1998.

  • "Online Scene: Internet Resources." Key Words, May/June 98: 16.

  • "The Business of Being in Business." Key Words, Mar/Apr 98: 14-20. [Reprinted in Starting an Indexing Business, 3rd ed., Information Today, Inc., 1998; and in Running an Indexing Business, Medford: Information Today, Inc., 2001.]

  • "Online Scene: News from the Web." Key Words, Jan/Feb 98: 19; Mar/Apr 98: 27.

  • "An American in Dublin: Notes from the Society of Indexers Conference 1997." Key Words, Nov/Dec 97: 11.

  • "Q & A (Questions and Answers about Indexing)." A to Z: The Newsletter of STC's Indexing SIG, Sept 1997: 2; Sept 1998: 4-5.

  • "The ABCs of New Indexing Endeavors: What is a Typical Workday (or workweek) Like for Indexers?" Key Words, Mar/Apr 97: 15.

  • "ASI 1996 conference report." Key Words, May/June & Jul/Aug 96: 12-13, 16, 18.

  • "News From America Online." Key Words, May/June 94: 21; Mar/Apr 95: 24-27; Jan/Feb 96: 25-26; Jan/Feb 97: 19; Sep/Oct 97: 25-26.

  • "In Search of Usability Tests for Indexes." Key Words, Nov/Dec 95: 14-15.

  • "Indexers Add Value, Too." Technical Communication, November 1995: 540-541. [Reprinted in Key Words as "Index Desirability," Jul/Aug 95: 48-49.]

  • "Indexes Praised and Panned." Key Words, Mar/Apr 95: 4.

  • "Frequently Asked Questions About Indexing," with Larry Harrison. American Society of Indexers and America Online Writers' Club, October 1995. [Reprinted in Starting an Indexing Business, 3rd ed., Medford: Information Today, Inc., 1998.]

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