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Pilar Wyman (L) receives the 2017 Hines Award from chair Sandi Schroeder.

Call for Nominations for 2018 Hines Award

Nominations Due February 17, 2018 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 17, 2018. Please consider making a nomination for ASI’s highest honor! Hines Award nominees should demonstrate an ongoing commitment […]

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Diana Witt, Chair

ASI Nominating Committee seeks recommendations for board members

The ASI Nominating Committee is working on identifying potential candidates for board positions beginning in 2018. Three offices need to be filled: the position of President-elect, and two positions on the Board of Directors. The board positions are three-year terms. The committee seeks active ASI members who are willing to give something back to their […]

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Richard Genova receives the Excellence in Indexing Award, presented by Joan Shapiro at the 2017 ASI Conference.

ASI Awards Excellence in Indexing Award to Richard Genova

Richard Genova was awarded the 2017 ASI Excellence in Indexing Award (formerly the Wilson Award) for The New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, published by LexisNexis. The New Appleman is a multi-volume set that Rich has been working on for twelve years and includes a three-volume practice set and a thirteen-volume comprehensive set. The […]

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ASI Names Pilar Wyman 2017 Hines Award Winner

The ASI Hines Committee has selected Pilar Wyman as the recipient of the 2017 Hines Award. The Theodore C. Hines Award honors those members who have provided exceptional service to ASI. Pilar has made exceptional contributions to ASI, and through her leadership, commitment to education, mentorship, and empowerment of members, she has enhanced the future […]

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Ina Gravitz receives the 2016 Hines Award <BR>from chair Sandi Schroeder.

Hines Award—Call for Nominations for 2017

ASI’s Hines Award recognizes those who have made exceptional contributions to ASI and to the indexing profession. The deadline for submitting a nomination for 2017 award is April 15, 2017. Please consider making a nomination for one of ASI’s highest honors. Nominees should demonstrate an ongoing commitment to ASI through service as an officer, board […]

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Kate Mertes, with her publisher, receives the 2015 ASI/EIS Publishing Award for Excellence in Indexing.

2017 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 2017 ASI Excellence in Indexing Award. Nominations for the award are welcome from indexers or publishers and will be accepted through March 31, 2017. The ASI Award recognizes the normally anonymous indexers […]

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Is Medical Indexing Right for You?

by Michelle Guiliano Not everyone comes to medical indexing with the impressive credentials of S. Anne Fifer. Anne has a strong medical and academic background as a doctor of osteopathic medicine along with a PhD in Experimental Psychology. She was working as a medical transcriptionist, teaching a medical terminology course at Durham Technical Community College, […]

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Today is our 48th anniversary. Join in our celebration by thanking the indexers who play an important role in the production of quality books and information-discovery repositories.

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Fred Leise talks about Pan-granularism

I learned several new tricks at the annual ASI conference in June. One of them concerns a process Fred Leise developed for B-o-B indexing. He offered a brief introduction at the Saturday session, and I had a chance to talk with him later and ask him a few questions. I know you’ll be intrigued by […]

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Dave Ream talks about IXMLembedder

Interview with Dave Ream We asked Dave Ream, the presenter, to tell us more about the webinar Introduction to Embedded Index Creation Using IXMLembedder. Learn about IXMLembedder on the Leverage Technologies website. Register for the October 26 webinar here. Q. Can you tell us a bit about your experience? You don’t actually write indexes, do […]

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