Author Archive | Gwen Henson

Diana Witt, Chair

ASI Webinar Replay: Textbook Indexing—Basic skills and guidelines to create a good textbook index

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 Textbook Indexing—Basic skills and guidelines to create a good textbook index Learn the pros and cons of updating vs. original creation of textbook indexes. Understand how to handle non-text material such as glossaries, graphics, appendices, etc. Find out how to create multiple name, subject, and company indexes simultaneously.

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Call for Nominations for 2019 Hines Award

Nominations Due February 28, 2019 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 2018 award is February 28, 2019. Please consider making a nomination for ASI’s highest service honor! Hines Award nominees […]

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Indexer Richard Genova receives the 2017 Excellence in Indexing Award from Joan Shapiro, who served on the judging committee. Sandra Gach (right) represents publisher LexisNexis.

2019 Call for Submissions: ASI Excellence in Indexing Award

Are you especially proud of an index you wrote for a book that was published last year? Then consider submitting it for the 2019 ASI Excellence in Indexing Award. Nominations for the award are welcome from indexers or publishers and will be accepted through February 22, 2019. The ASI Award recognizes the normally anonymous indexers […]

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See Also—January 2019

Happy New Year! We’re starting 2019 with our call for Hines Award nominations and a last call for conference proposals. We continue working behind the scenes to prepare for a wonderful annual conference at the end of April. Hope to see you in Scottsdale! Call for Nominations for 2019 Hines Award Send in your 2019 […]

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Kendra Millis, Chair

American Society for Indexing Seeks Recommendations for the Board

ASIs nominating committee has begun work identifying potential candidates for board positions beginning in 2019, including the positions of President-elect, Treasurer, and Directors-at-Large. We are looking for active ASI members who are willing to give something back to their professional organization. ASI needs you! Your energy, experience, ideas, and commitment are crucial to the continued […]

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See Also—December 2018

As we approach the end of the year, we’re working behind the scenes to bring you new learning opportunities via webinars and the annual conference in the new year. Happy holidays! Read more for the latest news, meet our new board member, and check out our featured Spotlight member.

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2019 Indexing Conference Call for Presentation Proposals

2019 ASI Annual Conference Scottsdale, Arizona, United States April 25-27, 2019 Ready for a great conference experience in 2019? It all starts with a great program. Dates: April 25-27, 2019. (Pre-conference workshops and the ASI board meeting will be held Thursday, April 25.) Call for Presentation Proposals We learn best by sharing and discussing. So, […]

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The American Society for Indexing Celebrates Fifty Years!

Happy birthday to ASI! Celebrating 50 Years This month the American Society for Indexing celebrates 50 years since its founding. The first formal board meeting of ASI was convened by Ted Hines on November 18, 1968, which is ASI’s birthday and official holiday.* In 50 years, a lot has changed in the publishing industry, even […]

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