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Three-Part Course with Theresa Duran. October 11, 18, and 25, 2023 Art books represent a thriving segment of the publishing industry. They encompass a variety of book categories and an even greater array of subjects. Learn the ins and outs of indexing art books from expert Theresa Duran.
Working with diacritics while writing an index can be a challenge, but savvy indexers discover how to use their indexing program to best advantage. Once you learn how to handle diacritics efficiently, you’ll increase your speed, leading to enhanced production. Ælfwine Mischler will show you how troubling diacritics can be smoothly included in your index.
You can help us grow! ASI is seeking new members to join our association, and as a current ASI member, you can benefit. When you refer an indexer to ASI and that person joins the organization, you are eligible for one of two free gifts from ASI.
For many indexers, work is solitary. You spend time with your current project then move on to the next one. You face both indexing and business challenges on your own, and some days you yearn for workmates—even if it’s for a short chat. At those times, it helps to connect with other indexers.
Plan to join us for ASI’s Annual General Meeting on Friday, May 19, at 10:00 am Pacific/1:00 pm Eastern time. The meeting, to be conducted via Zoom, will offer networking time for members before the meeting starts. At the general meeting, Gina Guilinger will deliver the president’s report, Cheryl Lenser will give the treasurer’s report, […]
If you haven’t voted, it’s time to cast your ballot in the 2023 ASI Board of Directors election! The following candidates have agreed to serve and, if elected, will take office at the Annual Meeting on May 19, 2023. To help you make an informed vote, biographies and vision statements are available here. President-Elect Shelley […]
Indexers view books with a unique perspective. They look for concepts and ideas that readers seek and determine the best ways to help them find what they’re looking for. This year’s ASI conference considers the indexer perspective—past, present, and future. By taking a look back, indexers can discover how their work has been informed. Real-world […]
The annual ASI conference is coming this April, and one of the best ways to learn is by teaching 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 2023 conference.
Nominations Due March 10, 2023 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 2023 award is March 10, 2023. Please consider making a nomination for ASI’s highest service honor! Hines Award nominees […]