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Two New Books Cover Essential Topics for Indexers

Author Margie Towery, right, signs books at the book launch party. Pictured here with Pilar Wyman, Publications Chair.
Indexing Tactics & Tidbits and Ten Characteristics of Quality Indexes Debut at the 48th Annual ASI Conference Chicago, Illinois—The American Society for Indexing and Information Today, Inc. (ITI) have announced the publication of two new indexing titles: Indexing Tactics & Tidbits: An A to Z Guide, by Janet Perlman and Ten Characteristics of Quality Indexes: […]

ASI & ISC/SCI 2016 Conference—Happening Now!

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 […]

The Future of Publishing, Keynote at 2016 Conference

The Future of Publishing Dominique Raccah, CEO and Founder of Sourcebooks Saturday, June 18 9am to 10am: Keynote Presentation Dominique Raccah has a unique perspective on the publishing industry. Before starting Sourcebooks in 1987, she worked as a quantitative researcher at advertising agency Leo Burnett. Ms. Raccah and Sourcebooks embraced the digital revolution and have […]

ASI Webinar Replay: CINDEX™ Tips: Using Groups and Labels

CINDEX™ Tips: Using Groups and Labels with Frances Lennie During this webinar we will delve into the nooks and crannies of CINDEX to uncover settings that can make your indexing more efficient and enjoyable. The primary focus will be on how to form, save, and access groups of records and look at their uses during […]

Key Words Monthly—March 2016

Conference Chicago at University Center
Welcome to this monthly bulletin bringing you important ASI news. / Registration is open for ASI & ISC/SCI 2016 Conference / Submit your index for ASI/EIS Publishing Award for Excellence in Indexing / Help Elect Your New Board of Directors / Next ASI Webinar—Frances Lennie Reveals Tips and Tricks of Cindex / Future Chapter Events […]

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 […]

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