Author Archive | Gwen Henson


ASI Announces Hines Award Recipient for 2014

The Hines Award Committee (Enid L. Zafran, chair and Frances Lennie and Janet Perlman, members) is pleased to announce that Kate Mertes has been chosen as the recipient of the ASI Hines Award for 2014. Kate was nominated by two ASI members, Sandi Schroeder and Elizabeth Walker. Each nominated her without knowing the other person […]

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Join ASI and PubWest in Tucson March 15

As frequently as they work together, publishers and indexers are not often in the same room. But that’s just where they’ll be on March 15, following the first day of the Tucson Festival of Books. PubWest and the American Society for Indexing invite publishers and indexers to a networking happy hour in conjunction with the […]

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ASI Webinar Replay: Creating Name Authority Files for Large Indexing Projects with Linda Dunn

with Linda Dunn, Dunn Information Organization This webinar was presented March 12, 2014 All large projects, especially those which are written over long periods of time or by a number of different authors, will have some inconsistency in names. The solution to such inherent inconsistencies is the use of an external file which contains records […]

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Hines Award Call for Nominations for 2014

Nominations Due February 28, 2014 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 programs and services, forming and supporting chapters or SIGs (or […]

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Registration for ASI 2014 Conference Now Open

BETTER – FASTER – STRONGER – SMARTER May 1–2, 2014, Charleston, South Carolina ASI is proud to announce the program for our 2014 Conference. Speakers, presentation descriptions, and further additional information is now available. If you have questions or comments, please contact Kate Mertes at The early bird member rate for the conference is […]

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IDPF Board Approves the EPUB Indexes 1.0 Specification Advancement to Public Draft Status

The American Society for Indexing (ASI) Digital Trends Task Force (DTTF) is pleased to report that the two-year effort by the International Digital Publishing Forum’s Indexes Working Group to produce a standard method for encoding indexes in EPUB publications has come to fruition. On November 7th the IDPF Board approved the EPUB Indexes 1.0 specification […]

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