Indexer Locator

Lisa DeBoer, MA, MLS


DeBoer Indexing
2250 N Triphammer Rd
Apt D7
Ithaca, New York 14850 USA

Work: (607) 379-4232
Lisa DeBoer, MA, MLS

Lisa DeBoer, MA, MLS

Lisa DeBoer writes back-of-the-book indexes, specializing in scholarly monographs and textbooks in the humanities and social sciences. Major subject areas include women’s studies, history, anthropology, sociology, literary criticism, LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) studies, African American/black studies, race/ethnic studies, musicology, psychology, political science, and library and information science.

Lisa’s educational background includes the indexing course Indexing: Theory and Application at UC Berkeley Extension and two master’s degrees. She earned an MLS in information and library science at Pratt Institute and an MA in women’s history at Sarah Lawrence College.

Lisa worked at Public Affairs Information Service, Inc. (PAIS) as an indexer for a public policy periodical database, and at the Brooklyn Public Library’s Brooklyn Collection as an archivist for special collections and digital collections. In addition, she has a working knowledge of German.

For more information, including a list of books indexed, please visit

Software expertise and production skills:
Acrobat suite
Index evaluation and repair

Language Specialties:

Subject Specialties:
African studies
Film studies
Foreign policy and international relations
Gender studies
LGBTQ+ studies
Library and information studies
Literary criticism
Politics and political science
Popular culture
Race and ethnic studies

Type of Materials Specialties:
Scholarly books
Textbooks and study guides

Updated: March 31, 2023