The American Society for Indexing is seeking an editor for its quarterly journal, Key Words. Key Words is the premiere 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 […]
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Three-Part Course with Kate Mertes—Oct 13, 20, and Nov 3, 2021. 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 […]
ASI Webinar: “Sources: Evaluating for Reliability” with Kelly Delevan. Wednesday, September 29, 2021. 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 […]
The American Society for Indexing is seeking a Course Administrator for the ASI Training Course. The Course Administrator will work in partnership with ASI to advance the association’s educational mission. The Course Administrator works with the ASI office to track students from enrollment through to course completion. The application deadline is October 15, 2021.
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, […]
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.