The Voice of Excellence in Indexing
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December 4, 2021. What's in a name? Seemingly simple, in reality, a name can be a thorn in the side of indexers. To invert or not to invert?—that is just one question. Other times, you cannot tell what the dickens the name is. The American Society for Indexing is excited to bring together four experts […]
The American Society for Indexing is seeking an editor for its quarterly journal, Key Words. Key Words is the premier resource for indexing professionals in the United States. Job description: Key Words is published four (4) times per year; each issue is at least 24 pages. The Key Words Editor must be a current member […]
The December issue of See Also brings info about the upcoming ASI special event—What's in a Name?, an open ASI position for Key Words editor, open enrollment period for 2022 health coverage options, SIG and chapter news, plus, meet our member spotlight! More »»»
Online Learning Courses
ASI Online Learning Course: The Queen of Sciences—Indexing Theology, Spirituality, and Religion
Three-Part Course with Kate Mertes. Thomas Aquinas referred to theology as “The Queen of Sciences.” Yet, scholarly journals bemoan the distressing lack of denominational support and resources for serious theological texts. The readership for religion-themed books remains very high and numerous presses specialize in texts on religious topics. For indexers, this is an important field […]
ASI Webinar: "Sources: Evaluating for Reliability" with Kelly Delevan. With the rise of misinformation and disinformation on the open web, it is becoming increasingly difficult to determine the credibility of information sources. Kelly Delevan, Information Literacy Librarian at Syracuse University Libraries, will guide participants through a series of tools and techniques that can be used […]
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