The Voice of Excellence in Indexing
We advocate, educate, and provide the central resource for indexing.
Meet Our Keynote Presenter Everyday life information about health, community, employment, civics, relationships, shopping, culture, and more is intrinsic to existence—part of our social information fabric. For eons this has been created and shared socially per cultural norms and always affected by changing demographics, technology, and economics. This sort of everyday information is intrinsic to […]
Wednesday, April 29 2015 ASI Conference, Seattle, WA Enid Zafran has graciously agreed to instruct the Newbies Class. Enid is an acclaimed teacher whose Indexing Boot Camp, offering one-on-one instruction, has started a number of indexers on a successful career path. Beginners, students taking or having just graduated from an indexing course, or anyone thinking […]
American Society for Indexing — 2015 Conference Seattle, Washington, April 29–May 1 The Indexers’ Café Special discount through April 8, 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? […]
Kate Mertes earns award for The Church Historian’s Press title The American Society of Indexing announces that the recipient of the 2015 ASI/EIS Publishing Award for Excellence in Indexing is Kate Mertes for her index to The Joseph Smith Papers: Documents , Volume 3 (February 1833 — March 1834), published by The Church Historian’s Press. […]
The 2015 Theodore C. Hines Award for continuous dedication and exceptional service to the American Society for Indexing (ASI) is awarded to Carolyn G. Weaver. Carolyn has been, and still is, a constant, calm, and competent presence within the ASI ranks. She serves her local chapter (Pacific Northwest) admirably in various capacities, and has served […]
ASI Online Learning: Learning about KPS (Kerntiff Publishing Systems) Indexing-related Plugins for InDesign
Learning about KPS (Kerntiff Publishing Systems) Indexing-related Plugins for InDesign with Lucie Haskins Step-by-step instruction on how to use the helpful KPS plugins with Adobe’s most popular desktop publishing program InDesign Once you’re familiar with InDesign’s native indexing module, you’ll appreciate the spiffy KPS tools that can shortcut some tasks or augment with functions completely […]
Ethics in Indexing with Heather Ebbs Although we often allude to ethics in online discussions or personal chats with other indexers, neither of the North American societies codifies ethical guidelines for indexers. Could we? Should we? What are the ethical responsibilities of indexers? of indexing societies? How do ethics relate to professionalism? The following scenarios […]
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