Indexing and Abstracting Services

Book Indexing

Stellar Searches LLC produces high-quality indexes for books and documents that are precise, clear, and comprehensive. An index by Stellar Searches LLC will enhance the value of your book, making it a resource readers will refer to again and again and recommend to others as an authoritative source. These high-quality indexes are thorough, accurate, well-organized, and highly usable.

Newspaper Indexing for Public Libraries

Stellar Searches LLC provides online local newspaper indexing services for large public libraries and could do the same for college and university libraries. This specialized service provides library patrons with online access to an index of local news publications, creating an invaluable, timely service. Newspaper articles of local interest are indexed by creating subject headings that patrons can look up in an online database.

Periodicals Indexing and Abstracting

Stellar Searches LLC offers indexing and abstracting services for periodicals and other documents in a variety of fields. The Indexer has expertise in creating scientific and technological indexes and abstracts, but is not limited to those fields. With a background in indexing and abstracting housing periodicals for the National Association of Home Builders, the Indexer has also indexed periodicals for the United States Department of Transportation. Abstracts add value to documents by summarizing critical information in a succinct, readable format.


"Wanted you to know I was very pleased with your very professional indexing work and appreciated the extras you did, including your pointing out errors in need of correction. You also did a remarkable job of grasping the key concepts and laying them out logically for readers."

Paul Rea, Ph.D, Author of Mounting Evidence: Why We Need a New Investigation of 9/11

"Lisa Ryan recently finished indexing an academic philosophy book for me in a very timely fashion. The book would be a challenge for anyone to index because of the many overlapping subjects involved. There were many judgment calls to be made--for example, how many headings to use...and how to relate the various author references to the subjects. I am happy to say that Lisa did an excellent job in all these regards. She also communicated well with me and was very responsive to my suggestions. I would recommend her without hesitation for this type of work."

Hollis G. "Gary" Wright, Ph.D, Author of Ontic Ethics

"I managed Lisa Ryan at the National Association of Home Builders. Lisa was a very bright, detail-oriented cataloger in my library and she worked diligently and energetically and always without complaint. Lisa is very entrepreneurial and currently manages her own consulting business in indexing and abstracting. If you decide to use Lisa's services, you simply cannot go wrong."

Nancy Hunn, Director, National Housing Library and Archives, National Association of Home Builders