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2020 Indexing Conference Call for Presentation Proposals

The annual ASI conference is a great opportunity to expand your indexing knowledge and learn from your peers. And one of the best ways to learn is to teach others! Every year I’m impressed by the variety and quality of the presentations we have at our conferences. We are accepting proposals now. Consider sharing what […]

ASI 2020 Conference “Indexing Crossroads”

The American Society for Indexing is pleased to announce that its 2020 conference will be held in lovely Raleigh, North Carolina. Mark your calendar for April 23-25, 2020, when indexers from across the country will meet in conveniently located Raleigh for Indexing Crossroads. More »»»

See Also—December 2019

ASI News —Send in Your 2020 Conference Proposal —ASI Webinar—Indexes Locorum: An Elegant Niche with Kate Mertes Upcoming Chapter Events —New England Chapter Fall 2019 Meeting News from Our Members Spotlight—Shana Milkie ASI News Send in Your 2020 Conference Proposal The ASI annual conference will be held April 23-25, 2020, in lovely Raleigh, North Carolina. […]

ASI Webinar: Indexes Locorum: An Elegant Niche with Kate Mertes

Indexes Locorum: An Elegant Niche with Kate Mertes Wednesday, January 15, 2020 Demand for Indexes Locorum are on the rise, and publishers are finding it hard to locate indexers able and willing to construct these finicky texts. This webinar will introduce you to a whole new profitable world of indexing. More »»»

ASI Webinar Replay: An Introduction to James Lamb’s CUP/XML WordEmbed

Replay available now. Based on a text of Jim Fuhr's, the presentation will cover the basics of preparing a Word document for conversion into book form by Cambridge University Press or its affiliates. During this one-hour webinar, you will learn: Reasons for embedding; CUP/XML’s relation to other embedding programs; Its basic operations: ease and difficulties; […]

Sheila Ryan Awarded 2019 ASI Excellence in Indexing Award

ASI’s 2019 Excellence in Indexing Award committee is pleased to announce that Sheila Ryan is the winner of the 2019 award for her index to Churchill Documents, Vol. 21. Weighing in at over 2,000 pages, that book is part of a multivolume set by Martin Gilbert that includes eight biographical volumes as well as twenty […]

Online Learning
ASI Online Learning Replay: Legal Indexing, a 3-part class, with Lynne Williams, JD

This three-part course is designed for those who are interested in entering the field of legal indexing as well as those who seek to move from indexing of related areas that are not wholly the purview of attorneys into more specialized legal areas. For example, an indexer may have experience working with texts that are […]

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