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Devon Thomas is Recipient of the 2024 Theodore C. Hines Award

The American Society for Indexing (ASI) is pleased to announce that Devon Thomas is the recipient of the 2024 Hines Award. The Theodore C. Hines Award was established in 1993 to honor those members who have shown continuous, dedicated, and exceptional service to the membership of ASI. Devon Thomas represents these qualities as evidenced by […]

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Plan to join us for ASI’s Annual General Meeting on June 22

Plan to join us for ASI’s Annual General Meeting on Saturday, June 22, 2024, at 10:00 am Pacific/1:00 pm Eastern time. The meeting, to be conducted via Zoom, will offer networking time for members before the meeting starts. At the general meeting, Theresa Duran will deliver the president’s report, Cheryl Lenser will give the treasurer’s […]

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2024 ASI Board members elected

Congratulations to our newly elected board members! Along with Shelley Quattrocchi, incoming ASI president, they will take office at the Annual General Meeting on June 22, 2024. The meeting will be held via Zoom so all members can attend.

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Key Words index is updated

If you’ve ever read an article in Key Words that you wanted to reference at a later date, you probably wished that the recent issues were indexed. Thanks to a team of ASI volunteers, your wish has come true! We’re pleased to announce that a new Key Words index comprising the last seven years of […]

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Please welcome the new editor of Key Words

Please help us welcome Sarahh Scher, the new editor of ASI’s quarterly journal Key Words. Sarahh will assume the role on April 1, 2024. Sarahh holds a PhD in art history from Emory University and an MFA in printmaking from New Mexico State University. As an art historian, she has published articles and book chapters […]

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The 2019 Theodore C. Hines Award for continuous dedication and exceptional service to ASI was awarded to Fred Leise, pictured with Ina Gravitz, committee chair and winner of the 2016 Hines Award.

ASI Seeks Hines Award Nominations for 2024

Call for Hines Award Nominations Nominations Due March 24, 2024 Do you know someone who has given unstintingly of their time and talents to ASI? Then consider nominating them for the 2024 Hines Award. ASI’s Theodore C. Hines Award recognizes those who have made exceptional contributions to ASI and to the indexing profession. The deadline […]

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You’re invited to the next Indexing Playground

For many indexers, work is solitary. You spend time with your current project then move to the next one. You face indexing and business challenges on your own, and some days you yearn for workmates—even if it’s for a short chat. At such times, it helps to connect with other indexers. Join us 1/24!

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ASI Seeks Editor for Quarterly Journal in 2024

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. The editor will be responsible for planning the content for each issue, soliciting contributions, editing and proofreading copy, and supervising the layout production.

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