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Key Words Monthly—March 2016

Welcome to this monthly bulletin bringing you important ASI news. / Registration is open for ASI & ISC/SCI 2016 Conference / Submit your index for ASI/EIS Publishing Award for Excellence in Indexing / Help Elect Your New Board of Directors / Next ASI Webinar—Frances Lennie Reveals Tips and Tricks of Cindex / Future Chapter Events […]

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Key Words Monthly—January 2016

Welcome to this first of our monthly bulletins designed to bring you important information on ASI matters between the Key Words newsletters, which will now revert to quarterly publication. Fred Leise, ASI President ASI & ISC/SCI 2016 Conference Registration is open for the 2016 conference, “The Drama of Indexing.” Held in Chicago this year, the […]

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ASI Online Learning Course: Getting Started in Indexing with Madge Walls

Getting Started in Indexing Two-Part Series with Madge Walls What attendees are saying about Part 1 of “Getting Started in Indexing” ” . . . even after being an indexer for decades, I learned a lot from your talk, especially good tips for recordkeeping. Looking forward to Part II!”—Kathy Patterson “I found your presentation today […]

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ASI & ISC/SCI 2016 Conference—Register Now!

American Society for Indexing — Indexing Society of Canada :: Société canadienne d’indexation Chicago, Illinois June 16-18, 2016 “The Drama of Indexing” While we all enjoy a quiet life, occasionally even indexing gets dramatic. Conflicts with clients, despair over deadlines, and agonizing over embedding disturbs (and, yes, sometimes enlivens) our everyday lives. How do we […]

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Class for Beginners Jumpstarts Your Indexing Career

June 16, 2016 in Chicago Don’t know a cross-reference from a double-post? Confused about what’s indexable and what’s not? Sign up for the Newbies Class at the ASI-ISC/SCI Indexing Conference in Chicago, Thursday, June 16, 2016. This one-day training introduces you to the art and method of indexing and teaches you how indexers manage their […]

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ASI Webinar Replay: The Glory and the Nothing of a Name
with Noeline Bridge

The Glory and the Nothing of a Name with Noeline Bridge Although most personal names are straightforward to index, those that aren’t can pose some vexing and time-consuming problems. Noeline will be guiding participants through the most common problems in indexing them, illustrated by examples from her own indexing, where possible, and otherwise from questions […]

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Carolyn Weaver receives the 2015 Hines Award from chair Fran Lennie.

Hines Award—Call for Nominations for 2016

Nominations Due February 28, 2016 The Hines Award, named for Theodore Hines, was established to honor those who have provided exceptional service to the American Society for Indexing (ASI). Past winners of the Hines Award have been instrumental in writing and editing books, publicizing ASI program and services, forming and supporting chapters or SIGs (or […]

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2016 Indexing Conference Call for Presentation Proposals

Joint 2016 ASI-ISC/SCI Annual Conference Chicago, Illinois, United States June 15–18, 2016 Save the Date/Call for Papers The Indexing Conference for 2016 will be an international event! The Indexing Society of Canada/Société canadienne d’indexation (ISC/SCI) and the American Society for Indexing (ASI) have had a number of successful collaborations in the past (Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver) […]

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