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 […]
Learn more about your incoming board members Our incoming board members will be installed at the ASI annual meeting on May 15, 2020. Michele Combs, President Elect Shelley Quattrocchi, Secretary Theresa Duran, Director Travis Hale, Director
The ASI Board has made the difficult decision to postpone our annual conference, which was scheduled for April 23-25, 2020, in Raleigh.
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 2020 award is February 28, 2020. Please consider making a nomination for ASI’s highest service honor!
Have you written an excellent index this year for a particularly challenging text? Then consider submitting it for the 2020 ASI Award for Excellence in Indexing. Nominations for the award are welcome from indexers or publishers and will be accepted through February 15, 2020.
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 […]