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2024 ASI Conference, “Spread Your Indexing Wings”

Spread Your Indexing Wings June 5–6, 2024 Bryn Mawr College. Philadelphia We are excited to hold the 2024 ASI Conference “Spread Your Indexing Wings,” June 5–6, 2024, on the campus of Bryn Mawr College located on the outskirts of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Ours will be the sole group in the collegial environment of the beautiful Bryn […]

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Key Words index is updated

If you’ve ever read an article in Key Words that you wanted to reference at a later date, you probably wished that the recent issues were indexed. Thanks to a team of ASI volunteers, your wish has come true! We’re pleased to announce that a new Key Words index comprising the last seven years of […]

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Please welcome the new editor of Key Words

Please help us welcome Sarahh Scher, the new editor of ASI’s quarterly journal Key Words. Sarahh will assume the role on April 1, 2024. Sarahh holds a PhD in art history from Emory University and an MFA in printmaking from New Mexico State University. As an art historian, she has published articles and book chapters […]

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The 2019 Theodore C. Hines Award for continuous dedication and exceptional service to ASI was awarded to Fred Leise, pictured with Ina Gravitz, committee chair and winner of the 2016 Hines Award.

ASI Seeks Hines Award Nominations for 2024

Call for Hines Award Nominations Nominations Due March 24, 2024 Do you know someone who has given unstintingly of their time and talents to ASI? Then consider nominating them for the 2024 Hines Award. ASI’s Theodore C. Hines Award recognizes those who have made exceptional contributions to ASI and to the indexing profession. The deadline […]

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ASI Webinar Replay: Indexing Geographic Place-names

ASI Webinar: Indexing Geographic Place-names—Information and Tools to Get Place-names Right with Bill Wheaton March 13, 2024 Bill Wheaton will provide information to help index geographic place-names. We’ll look at many aspects including: accurate spelling, identifying places whose names have changed, finding authoritative (and non-authoritative, but useful) sources of place-names, what sources to use to […]

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You’re invited to the next Indexing Playground

For many indexers, work is solitary. You spend time with your current project then move to the next one. You face indexing and business challenges on your own, and some days you yearn for workmates—even if it’s for a short chat. At such times, it helps to connect with other indexers. Join us 1/24!

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ASI Seeks Editor for Quarterly Journal in 2024

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. The editor will be responsible for planning the content for each issue, soliciting contributions, editing and proofreading copy, and supervising the layout production.

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See Also—December 2023

In your December See Also, read about esteemed indexer Kate Mertes, ASI’s special event on time-saving hacks, our new CINDEX tips and tricks webinar, 3 seats opening on the ASI board, seeking an editor for Key Words, volunteer positions for you, chapter & SIG events, the Purple Pen winner, and meet our Spotlight Mylinh Hamlington!

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