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We advocate, educate, and provide the central resource for indexing.

Join us for the 2015 ASI Conference in Seattle

American Society for Indexing — 2015 Conference Seattle, Washington, April 29–May 1 The Indexers’ Café Early-bird pricing through March 31, 2015 The state of the art of indexing and the publishing world is in constant flux, and keeping up with the evolution of the field requires lifelong learning. Where can you find what you need? […]

Hines Award Call for Nominations for 2015

Enid Zafran presents the Hines Award to Kate Mertes, the 2014 winner.
Honors those who have provided exceptional service to ASI The Hines Award, named for Theodore Hines, was established to honor those who have provided exceptional service to the American Society for Indexing (ASI). If you know of someone who has offered distinguished service to ASI, then please consider nominating him or her. More »»»

2015 Call for Submissions: ASI/EIS Publishing Award for Excellence in Indexing

Submissions accepted until February 20, 2015 Did you write an excellent index in 2014? Then consider submitting it for the 2015 ASI/EIS Publishing Award for Excellence in Indexing. Nominations for the award are welcome from indexers or publishers and will be accepted from December 1, 2014, to February 20, 2015. The ASI/EIS Award recognizes the […]

ASI Webinar POSTPONED—PDFs in the Indexing Process: Maximizing Your Efficiency

PDFs in the Indexing Process: Maximizing Your Efficiency POSTPONED with Connie Binder DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED 10 am Pacific; 11 am Mtn; 12 pm Central; 1 pm Eastern This webinar will not be produced on the planned date of Feb. 17 but will be rescheduled. We will publish notification of the new date as soon […]

Online Learning
ASI Online Learning: Practical Taxonomy Creation

Practical Taxonomy Creation Three-Part Series with Heather Hedden “Practical Taxonomy Creation” is a 3-part ASI Online Learning course, taught by Heather Hedden. This is a terrific offering for indexers wanting to expand their skill set and create a wider vista for work. Where are taxonomies and controlled vocabularies needed? Periodical and database indexing and large, […]

ASI Online Learning: Embedded Indexing in InDesign

Embedded Indexing in InDesign Three-Part Series with Lucie Haskins Step-by-step instruction on how to index in Adobe’s most popular desktop publishing program and–exclusive to this course–how to use the helpful KPS plugins. This three-part series exemplifies ASI’s commitment to ongoing training for indexers wanting to learn more, in the comfort of their own homes (or […]

Organizational Members

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Affiliated Organizations

  • Southern African Indexers


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  • DNI

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  • IndexersCanada    ANZSI