THIS WEBINAR REPLAY IS FREE FOR ASI MEMBERS. Please watch this informative and educational webinar in which we review the basics of Individual/Family and Group/Business coverage options offered to ASI members through the partnership with LIG Solutions. You will be surprised to learn what options you have today for not only major medical but a […]
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Three-Part Series with Amy Hall | “I can make a good case for an intelligent index being the key to a cookbook; it should not be an obstacle course that the user has to figure out on an empty stomach.” Culinary indexing is an interesting field that requires expertise to do well. Join us for […]
A coalition of eleven book industry associations has launched the official Book Industry Health Insurance Partnership (BIHIP), an alliance with Lighthouse Insurance Group (LIG) Solutions designed to provide members from across the eleven associations with a choice of health insurance options. As of August 2020, official BIHIP coalition members include American Booksellers Association, American Society […]
ASI News —Get a taste of upcoming ASI Webinar —COVID-19’s workplace impact Other Industry News —New issue of The Indexer now available —Society of Indexers call for Coronavirus work survey —Digital Book World event to move online Business and Marketing —Editor? What’s an editor? —Standing while you work Spotlight—Amanda Wilson ASI News Get a taste […]
Happy Independence Day to you! ASI has news for you, a new webinar is coming up, there’s news from other associations, and you’ll want to check out July’s member spotlight, Jason Begy. Plus, look for info to help your business in our Business and Marketing Tidbits sections.
Replay available now. This webinar explains potential difficulties in indexing both modern and premodern Arabic names. What do you do with the definite article and its variants? What is Al when it’s not an article? What names must not be split? When and where do you invert names? The materials for this webinar are based […]
The Book Industry Health Insurance Partnership (BIHIP), a coalition of nine organizations, including the American Society for Indexing (ASI), has announced a partnership with Lighthouse Insurance Group (LIG) Solutions to provide its members with a choice of health insurance options. Joining ASI in this partnership are American Booksellers Association, Authors Guild, Book Industry Study Group, […]
The American Society for Indexing condemns systemic racism and police brutality, and we support those who speak out against it. As an association, we condemn all forms of racism, discrimination and social injustice. As an organization, we pride ourselves on being a supportive and welcoming community, but it is clear we have more work to […]
ASI’s new board members were installed at the ASI annual meeting, held virtually on May 15, 2020. Joining the board are Michele Combs, president elect; Shelley Quattrocchi, secretary; Theresa Duran, director; and Travis Hale, director. These four new members join continuing board members Meghan Miller Brawley, ASI’s new president; Anne Fifer, treasurer; Jennifer Spanier, immediate […]
Our new editor, Daniel Heila, includes a review of ASI’s first Virtual Conference, we say good-bye to a former member, there’s news from other associations, and you’ll want to check out June’s member spotlight, Samantha Holtgrewe. Plus, look for info on WordPress in our Marketing Tidbits section.