Published indexes

My indexes appear in the following published books. See also sample indexes.


Remarkable Retail (LifeTree Media)
Secrets to Succession (LifeTree Media)
Mindful Business Leadership
From Conflict to Courage (Berrett-Koehler Publishers)
Practical Innovation in Government
(Berrett-Koehler Publishers)

Biography and History

The Heroic Memory Vol II (Sir Winston Spencer Churchill Society)

It was a pleasure to work with JoAnne. Ron and I will be recommending her services to others at every opportunity.

Robert Dunn with Ronald I. Cohen, Editor, The Heroic Memory Vol 2
In Dreams Together (Azrieli Foundation)
Here’s Looking at You, Kids: Michael Curtiz and His Hidden Families
(PageMaster Publishing)
The Little Community That Could (Kingsley Press)
A Stop Along the Way (Kingsley Press)

A Life

Personal memoirs and essays in two volumes, 800 pages, privately published

(LifeTree Media)

Computers and Technology

Go Hack Yourself (No Starch Press)
Real-World Bug Hunting (No Starch Press)
The Secret Life of Programs
(No Starch Press)
Arduino Workshop (2nd ed.)
(No Starch Press)
Linux Basics for Hackers (No Starch Press)
Python One-Liners
(No Starch Press)
Make Python Talk
(No Starch Press)
Make Your Own Twine Games
(No Starch Press)
Make Your Own Scratch Games
(No Starch Press)
Make Your Own PuzzleScript Games
(No Starch Press0
High Tech LEGO Projects
(No Starch Press)
Understanding Photography
(No Starch Press)


The Fair Trade Ingredient Cookbook
(Fitzhenry & Whitside)
The Acadian Kitchen
(Fitzhenry & Whiteside)
Happy Nomming
Fish For You
(Whitecap Books Ltd.)
Irresistibly Vegan

To JoAnne Burek, who went above and beyond proofreading/indexing with detail, precision and easy solutions.

– Elvira Rodríguez Alonso (Irresistibly Vegan)

The Artful Pie Project (Whitecap Books Ltd.)


60 Years of Fluevog
(LifeTree Media)
Human Kind
(No Starch Press)
(LifeTree Media)
Dai Manuel’s Whole Life Fitness Manifesto (LifeTree Media)

Scholarly and Academic

[The press] is DELIGHTED you are on board; my editor praised your other indexes!

Kathleen Scherf, Professor of Communications, Thompson Rivers University
Mining and Communities in Northern Canada
(University of Calgary Press)

[We] looked over the index carefully. We are really happy with it, impressed by the level of detail, the thematic content that was brought out, and the really great cross-referencing.
Thanks to JoAnne for taking this on!

John Sandlos and Arn Keeling, Memorial University
Creative Tourism in Smaller Communities
(University of Calgary Press)
Who Pays for Canada
(McGill-Queens University Press)
Canadian Countercultures and the Environment (University of Calgary Press)
Animal Metropolis
(University of Calgary Press)
Environmental Activism on the Ground
(University of Calgary Press)
Alberta’s Lower Athabasca Basin
(University of Athabasca Press)
Feminist Acts
(University of Alberta Press)
Government Information in Canada
(University of Alberta Press)
Neither in Dark Speeches Nor in Similitudes
(Wilfrid Laurier University Press)
(Brush Education)
Food Sovereignty, Agroecology and Biocultural Diversity
Public Sociology Capstones (Routledge)
Strengthening the Connections Between Leadership and Learning (Routledge)
Feminist Perspectives on Art
Beyond Failure
Collaborative Consultation in Mental Health
Designing Quality Authentic Assessments
Profiting from Integrity
Natural Theological Understanding from Childhood to Adulthood
Poverty and Inclusion in Early Years Education

Sample Indexes

Following are some indexes I have written for materials on my bookshelf.