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Sheila Ryan Awarded 2019 ASI Excellence in Indexing Award

ASI’s 2019 Excellence in Indexing Award committee is pleased to announce that Sheila Ryan is the winner of the 2019 award for her index to Churchill Documents, Vol. 21. Weighing in at over 2,000 pages, that book is part of a multivolume set by Martin Gilbert that includes eight biographical volumes as well as twenty […]

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Meet our incoming ASI board members

Learn more about your incoming board members Our incoming board members will be installed on April 27, 2019, at the ASI Conference. Join us in Scottsdale, Arizona, at “Bloom in the Desert,” for the annual meeting and board installation. Meghan Miller Brawley (President Elect) Biography Meghan came to indexing in 2012, after an initial career […]

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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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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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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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7th Triennial Meeting of International Committee of Representatives of Indexing Societies (ICRIS) & 2018 Annual Conference of the China Society of Indexers (CSI)

The 7th Triennial Meeting of International Committee of Representatives of Indexing Societies (ICRIS) and 2018 Annual Conference of the China Society of Indexers (CSI), with a joint International Symposium, are scheduled to be held October 17 to 19, 2018, at Fudan University, Shanghai, China. The theme of the conference will be “The Development of Indexing […]

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Your 2018–2019 Board of Directors

Meet your ASI board of directors who will serve ASI in the coming year. Devon Thomas, President; Kendra Millis, Past President; Jennifer Spanier, President Elect; Anne Fifer, Treasurer; Lisa DeBoer, Secretary; Meghan Miller Brawley, Director; Joan Shapiro, Director; Paul Sweum, Director; Nan Badgett, Director; Amron Gravett, Director; Bonnie Taylor, Director; Gwen Henson, Executive Director

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