Author Archive | Gwen Henson


ASI Seeks New Webmaster Team Members

We’re looking for volunteers to join the webmaster team! Do you enjoy updating and tinkering with your own website? Do you have WordPress skills? If you answered yes to either of those questions, this could be the perfect job for you.

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ASI Webinar Replay: Using Diacritics in SKY
Character Map and Translation Manager in SKY v7 and v8

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.

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You’re invited to the Indexing Playground

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.

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ASI President
Gina Guilinger

Plan to join us for ASI’s Annual General Meeting on May 19

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, […]

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2023 ASI Board of Directors election

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 […]

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ASI 2023 Conference, “The Eyes Have It”

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 […]

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Call for Nominations for 2023 Hines Award

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 […]

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