Author Archive | Gwen Henson


Eleven Book Industry Associations Launch Official Book Industry Health Insurance Partnership

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 […]

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See Also—August 2020

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 […]

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See Also—July 2020

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.

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American Society for Indexing Partners with LIG Solutions to Provide Members Health Insurance Options

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, […]

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A message from ASI’s president

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 […]

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Welcome to ASI’s New Board

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 […]

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See Also—June 2020

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.

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See Also—May 2020

ASI is excited to hold its 2020 conference virtually on Saturday, May 2, 2020. The winner of the 2020 Hines Award has been announced, and our new board members will be inducted at the annual meeting on May 15. Meet this month’s Spotlight, who will start next month as the new editor of this newsletter.

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