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ASI & ISC/SCI 2016 Conference

American Society for Indexing — Indexing Society of Canada :: Société canadienne d’indexation Chicago, Illinois June 16-18, 2016 “The Drama of Indexing” While we all enjoy a quiet life, occasionally even indexing gets dramatic. Conflicts with clients, despair over deadlines, and agonizing over embedding disturbs (and, yes, sometimes enlivens) our everyday lives. How do we […]

Online Learning
ASI Online Learning: Getting Started in Indexing with Madge Walls

Getting Started in Indexing Two-Part Series with Madge Walls What attendees are saying about Part 1 of “Getting Started in Indexing” ” . . . even after being an indexer for decades, I learned a lot from your talk, especially good tips for recordkeeping. Looking forward to Part II!”—Kathy Patterson “I found your presentation today […]

2016 Call for Submissions: ASI/EIS Publishing Award for Excellence in Indexing

Have you written an excellent index this year for a particularly challenging text? Then consider submitting it for the 2016 ASI/EIS Publishing Award for Excellence in Indexing. Nominations for the award are welcome from indexers or publishers and will be accepted from January 1, 2016, to March 31, 2016. The ASI/EIS Award recognizes the normally […]

Hines Award—Call for Nominations for 2016

Carolyn Weaver receives the 2015 Hines Award from chair Fran Lennie.
Nominations Due February 28, 2016 The Hines Award, named for Theodore Hines, was established to honor those who have provided exceptional service to the American Society for Indexing (ASI). Past winners of the Hines Award have been instrumental in writing and editing books, publicizing ASI program and services, forming and supporting chapters or SIGs (or […]

Key Words Monthly—January 2016

The famous owls atop the Harold Washington Library
Welcome to this first of our monthly bulletins designed to bring you important information on ASI matters between the Key Words newsletters, which will now revert to quarterly publication. Fred Leise, ASI President ASI & ISC/SCI 2016 Conference Registration is open for the 2016 conference, “The Drama of Indexing.” Held in Chicago this year, the […]

ASI Webinar Replay: Making the Most of Macrex
with Do Mi Stauber

Do Mi Stauber
It’s time to go deeper and learn some of the many powerful functions of Macrex, functions that will enable you to work faster, increase your accuracy and the quality of your indexing, and produce any output that your clients prefer. Did you know that Macrex enables you to: never type the same thing twice? automate […]

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