The Voice of Excellence in Indexing

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? […]

Online Learning
ASI Online Learning: Practical Taxonomy Creation

Practical Taxonomy Creation Three-Part Series with Heather Hedden January 14, 21, and 28, 2015 10 am Pacific; 11 am Mtn; 12 pm Central; 1 pm Eastern “Practical Taxonomy Creation” is an all-new 3-part ASI Online Learning course, taught by Heather Hedden, starting in January 2015. This is a terrific offering for indexers wanting to expand […]

ASI Online Learning: Embedded Indexing in InDesign

Embedded Indexing in InDesign Three-Part Series with Lucie Haskins The webinars were presented on October 15, October 22, October 29, 2014 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 […]

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 Replay: Taming the Metatopic with Kay Schlembach

Taming the Metatopic with Kay Schlembach This webinar was recorded November 19, 2014 Do you struggle with mastering the metatopic of a book? Are you comfortable working with the metatopic? What IS the metatopic, and why is it increasingly important? By taming the metatopic, both main and local, a stable index structure can be developed. […]

Organizational Members

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Affiliated Organizations

  • Southern African Indexers


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  • IndexersCanada    ANZSI