Webinars are $21 during the Summer of ’21 Choose from 28 Webinars on HOT topics for indexers. Need to increase your speed? Do you struggle with mastering the metatopic of a book? Want new tips on using your software? We’ve got a webinar for that—and for many other indexing challenges. During the summer of ’21, […]
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In one of her first acts as ASI’s new president, Michele Combs has revisited the ASI Strategic Plan. The board developed the plan in 2018 and has accomplished many of the initiatives. Michele created an updated, easy-to-read version of the Strategic Plan, which was approved by the board. It has been posted on the ASI […]
ASI’s new board members were installed at the ASI annual meeting, held virtually on May 22, 2021. Joining the board are Gina Guilinger, president-elect; Eileen Allen, director; and Heather Pendley, director. These three new members join continuing board members Michele Combs, ASI’s new president; Anne Fifer, treasurer; Shelley Quattrocchi, secretary; Meghan Miller Brawley, immediate past […]
ASI’s Annual General Meeting is normally in person at our Annual Conference. As that is not an option this year, we will hold the meeting by Zoom on Saturday, May 22, at 10:00 am Pacific/1:00 pm Eastern time. At the General Meeting, Meghan Miller Brawley will deliver the President’s Report, Anne Fifer will give the […]
As you launch into your 2021 planning, what do the current trends in electronic and print publishing mean for the indexing industry? What new markets can you tap into? For example, is the growth of self-publishing an emerging indexing market? Diana Witt takes a look ahead and helps you chart your course. This webinar will […]
Have you written an excellent index this year for a particularly challenging text? Then consider submitting it for the 2021 ASI Award for Excellence in Indexing. Nominations for the award are welcome from indexers or publishers and will be accepted through April 9, 2021.
ASI 2021 Conference Get Your Indexing Shot in the Arm April 30–May 1, 2021 Feeling peaky? Wan or listless in your indexing? Come get that needed boost with ASI’s virtual conference! Six sessions on indexing practices and the business of indexing Preconference—Fred Leise will teach a three-hour New Indexers Course on April 29 Bonus—Free to […]
The annual ASI conference is coming soon, and one of the best ways to learn is to teach others! Each year the variety and quality of the conference presentations is impressive, thanks to you. We are accepting proposals now. Consider sharing what you’ve learned–at our conference.
Call for Hines Nominations ASI’s Theodore C. Hines Award recognizes those who have made exceptional contributions to ASI and to the indexing profession. The deadline for submitting a nomination for the 2021 award is March 26, 2021. Please consider making a nomination for ASI’s highest service honor!
The National Information Standards Organization (NISO) has announced that the Z39.4 Criteria for Indexes Working Group has released its draft standard for public comment through January 31, 2021.