Call for Submissions ASI Award for Excellence in Indexing Have you written an excellent index this year for a particularly challenging text? Then consider submitting it for the 2021 ASI Award for Excellence in Indexing. Nominations for the award are welcome from indexers or publishers and will be accepted from February 26, 2020 to April […]
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 2021 award is March 26, 2021. Please consider making a nomination for ASI’s highest service honor!
The National Information Standards Organization (NISO) has announced that the Z39.4 Criteria for Indexes Working Group has released its draft standard for public comment through January 31, 2021.
As a member of the American Society for Indexing, you have exclusive access to affordable health insurance options for you, your family, and your business/employees from our partner, LIG Solutions. Important Dates to Remember Over 65: Medicare Enrollment started October 15 and runs to December 7, 2020. Under 65: General Open Enrollment starts November 1 […]
Exiting 2020: Now is the Winter for Indexing Content Saturday, December 5, 2020 The American Society for Indexing is excited to bring together four top speakers who will share indexing content you need for your business. During this unexpected time, honing your career is smart practice. Join this virtual event from the comfort of your […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
The American Society for Indexing (ASI) is pleased to announce that the 2020 Theodore C. Hines Award for continuous dedication and exceptional service to ASI is awarded to Kendra Millis. The nomination packet submitted to the Hines Committee contained numerous supporting letters. These letters highlighted different aspects of Kendra’s many contributions to ASI and to […]