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Enid Zafran presents the Hines Award to Kate Mertes, the 2014 winner.

Hines Award Call for Nominations for 2015

Honors those who have provided exceptional service to ASI The Hines Award, named for Theodore Hines, was established to honor those who have provided exceptional service to the American Society for Indexing (ASI). If you know of someone who has offered distinguished service to ASI, then please consider nominating him or her.

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ASI Online Learning: Learning about KPS (Kerntiff Publishing Systems) Indexing-related Plugins for InDesign

Learning about KPS (Kerntiff Publishing Systems) Indexing-related Plugins for InDesign with Lucie Haskins Step-by-step instruction on how to use the helpful KPS plugins with Adobe’s most popular desktop publishing program InDesign Once you’re familiar with InDesign’s native indexing module, you’ll appreciate the spiffy KPS tools that can shortcut some tasks or augment with functions completely […]

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ASI Webinar Replay: Successful Subheadings with Fred Leise

September 17, 2014 This webinar will help you improve your indexing skills through an exploration of the world of subheadings. We will focus on three major areas: the purposes of subheadings, characteristics of successful subheadings, and common subheading problems. The core of the presentation is a discussion of 10 heuristics that are easy to follow […]

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2015 ASI Conference Call for Presentation Proposal

THE STATE OF THE ART Seattle, Washington, April 30–May 1 The state of the art of indexing and the publishing world is in constant flux, and keeping up with the evolution of the field requires lifelong learning. The primary source for information and education about indexing is the American Society for Indexing (ASI). At our […]

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ASI Webinar Replay: How to Increase Your Business Using the Indexer’s Best Secret Marketing Weapon

Indexer Locator—Crafting your listing for maximum effect with Connie Binder August 27, 2014 An Indexer Locator listing is one of the easiest and most effective marketing tools available to indexers. Learn what it is and how you can make it work for you. We’ll talk about who searches the Locator and how, statistics on Locator […]

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Indexes in eBooks

ASI’s Digital Trends Task Force has often suggested that indexers ask their clients about eBook versions of the books they are working on. Will they have indexes, if not, why not? In an effort to help provide indexers some responses to what publishers or editors may say, this Executive Summary is being provided. It attempts […]

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ASI Call for Authors

Are you interested in authoring a book—print or electronic—for ASI? The American Society for Indexing (ASI) is looking to expand its list of indexing-related titles. We need your indexing expertise to assist us! As the voice of excellence in indexing and the central resource for indexing, we are expanding our program of guides and handbooks […]

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ASI Webinar Replay: Autoclassification—Information Management Strategies with Seth Maislin

This webinar was presented June 25, 2014 Even the best information management strategies will fail miserably if you don’t get the keywording right. As amounts of valuable content proliferate exponentially, and requirements for precision and context-sensitivity skyrocket in complexity, it is nearly impossible for quality keywording to keep pace. Autoclassification is the only answer, but […]

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