ASI 2022 Conference: The Future of Indexing—A Mix of Art and Technology will be presented April 29-30. Keynote speakers Joshua Tallent and Bill Kasdorf will look into the future of indexing and seven additional experts explore the art of indexing.
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ASI is seeking a new editor for See Also, ASI’s monthly newsletter. See Also contains news of ASI events, industry news and news from sister associations, prepared in easily digestible bites. The goal of ASI is to create a publication that keeps members informed and well represents the association in the public eye.
The annual ASI conference is coming soon, and one of the best ways to learn is by teaching others! Each year the variety and quality of the conference presentations is impressive, thanks to you. We are accepting proposals now. Consider sharing what you’ve learned–at our 2022 conference.
Using Tablets for Marking Up. Learn how to use a tablet to mark up PDFs for back-of-the-book indexing. Joan Shapiro will demonstrate using an Apple iPad and Windows PC, but will also provide information about using alternate types of hardware. If you mark up pages of the books you index, this is a great technique […]
Nominations Due March 11, 2022 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 2022 award is March 11, 2022. Please consider making a nomination for ASI’s highest service honor! Hines Award nominees […]
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. Job description: Key Words is published four (4) times per year; each issue is at least 24 pages. The Key Words Editor must be a current member […]
December 4, 2021. What’s in a name? Seemingly simple, in reality, a name can be a thorn in the side of indexers. To invert or not to invert?—that is just one question. Other times, you cannot tell what the dickens the name is. The American Society for Indexing is excited to bring together four experts […]
Every five years, the American Society for Indexing (ASI) conducts an in-depth survey of indexers to take a snapshot of the industry including demographics, financial trends (pricing, earnings, salary data, etc.), company style, areas of growth and overall strength. This data allows members to see how their individual skills, interests, and goals can fit into […]
Three-Part Course with Kate Mertes. Thomas Aquinas referred to theology as “The Queen of Sciences.” Yet, scholarly journals bemoan the distressing lack of denominational support and resources for serious theological texts. The readership for religion-themed books remains very high and numerous presses specialize in texts on religious topics. For indexers, this is an important field […]
Replay available now. “Sources: Evaluating for Reliability” with Kelly Delevan. With the rise of misinformation and disinformation on the open web, it is becoming increasingly difficult to determine the credibility of information sources. Kelly Delevan, Information Literacy Librarian at Syracuse University Libraries, will guide participants through a series of tools and techniques that can be […]