Key Words Index 2000 – 2016 (Vol. 8 – 24)

Locator format: vol. #: page #

Locators for 2016 (volume 24), wherein pagination was not continuous, also include the issue number in parentheses: vol. # (issue #): page #

This index was prepared and edited by Pilar Wyman, former Editor, Key Words, with the assistance of Laurie Hlavaty Holod, Vicki Austin, Amron Gravett, and Jean Bruce.


  • (conf rpt)—report of a professional meeting
  • (letter)—letter to the editor
  • (rvw)—review of a publication or product

See head note for further information.



Ullstrom, Stephen

“Stephen Ullstrom Wins Institute of Certified Indexers New Indexers Context,” 22:138 photo

“The Unbearable ’Aboutness’ of Periodical and Database Indexing” (Dunn) (conf rpt), 15:84–85


“Index Translationum,” 14:137

Unfortunately, Cybill Wants to Tell All (Borrelli), 8:149

Unger, Paula

“Golden Gate Chapter Meetings” (Olafsson), 18:47 photo

“Legal Indexing SIG Report” (Harper), 19:12

“A Note from Mary Harper” (Legal Indexing SIG), 20:13

“Unicode and Indexing” (Ream), 20:22–23, 27

“University Challenge -- The Professionals” (Lennie), 12:31

University of Alberta

School of Library and Information Studies, 13:26

The University of British Columbia, Public Knowledge Project (rvw), 10:164–165

University of Illinois

Graduate School of Library and Information Science, 13:25

University of Kentucky

School of Library & Information Science, 13:25

University of North Carolina

School of Information and Library Science, 13:24

University of Texas Health Science Center (UNTHSC)

“Beyond MEDLINE” (rvw), 8:148

University of Washington

Information School, 13:24–25

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

School of Information Studies, 13:26

“Untitled” (Donovan), 24(2):4 photo

Unwalla, Mike

“Winners of the 2008 Web Indexing SIG Award” (McCurdy-Crooks), 16:82

“Updating and Reflowing Indexes: The Three-Screen Method” (Schacher) (conf rpt), 19:89

Urquhart, Jody

“The Joy of Work ... for Information Professionals” (conf rpt), 11:91

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)

“Graduate School USDA Basic Indexing Course Discontinued” (Smiley), 22:95

“USDA Indexing Courses: A Panel Discussion” (Kells, Pope, Schroeder, and Wyman) (conf rpt), 11:89


“Do Children Use Indexes Differently Than Adults? Summary of an Informal Survey of Index Users” (Flatoff), 15:19–25, 30

“Introduction to Information Architecture and Usability” (Leise) (conf rpt), 14:91

“A Joycean Usability Experiment” (Towery), 16:26–27

“Usability of Web Indexes at an Academic Institution” (Kingsley) (conf rpt), 14:92–93

usability testing

“Cheryl Landes Receives STC award for Article Published in The Indexer,” 18:43

“Experience an Index Usability Test” (Jesensky) (conf rpt), 18:79

“From the President’s Desk” (Mertes), 18:4

“Indexes and the Google Generation: What You Don’t Know CAN Hurt You” (conf rpt), 16:95

“Indexes vs. Full-Text Search: A Usability Case Study” (Evans) (conf rpt), 11:88

“Index Usability Test Questions” (Lathrop), 8:203

“Library Terms That Users Understand,“ “Library Terms Evaluated in Usability Tests and Other Studies,“ “Terms Found on Usability-Tested Library Home Pages” (Kupersmith) (rvw), 11:125–126

“Project to investigate the effectiveness of indexing, as opposed to word search, in academic settings” (Lundy), 22:112

“Usability Study of Web Indexes at an Academic Institution” (Kingsley) (conf rpt), 13:96–97

“Usability Test, Index vs. Keyword Search” (Cuerden) (conf rpt), 22:104

“Usability Testing at Macmillan USA” (Ryan and Henselmeier), 8:189, 199–202

“Usability Testing for Indexes” (Wyman), 8:192–193

“Usability Testing for Indexes: A Review of the Literature” (Mertes), 24(3):23–28

“The Usefulness of Chronological Arrangement for Subheadings in Book Indexes: An Examination of the Literature” (Marshall)

Correction (Bell), 16:116

Part One, 16:16–19

Part Two, 16:56–59

“Use of NLM’s New MeSH Browser and other NLM Databases as Medical Indexing Tools for Non-MEDLINE Indexers” (Ochej) (conf rpt), 9:121

“User-oriented Indexing: Accommodating Beyond-topical Aspects of Documents” (Kim), 12:20–25

“Using DEXter an Indexing Add-in for Microsoft Word” (Lyon) (conf rpt), 13:89

“Using Faceted Classification to Assist Indexing” (Leise), 9:178–179

“Using PDFs in Indexing” (Johns) (conf rpt), 18:45

“Using SKY Index’s New Edit View” (Schreiner), 20:25–27 illus

“Using Social Media to Promote Businesses” (Davis), 19:19–20