Every five years, the American Society for Indexing (ASI) conducts an in-depth survey of indexers to take a snapshot of the industry including demographics, financial trends (pricing, earnings, salary data, etc.), company style, areas of growth and overall strength. This data allows members to see how their individual skills, interests, and goals can fit into […]
The American Society for Indexing is seeking a Course Administrator for the ASI Training Course. The Course Administrator will work in partnership with ASI to advance the association’s educational mission. The Course Administrator works with the ASI office to track students from enrollment through to course completion. The application deadline is November 12, 2021.
Webinars are $21 during the Summer of ’21 Choose from 28 Webinars on HOT topics for indexers. Need to increase your speed? Do you struggle with mastering the metatopic of a book? Want new tips on using your software? We’ve got a webinar for that—and for many other indexing challenges. During the summer of ’21, […]
In one of her first acts as ASI’s new president, Michele Combs has revisited the ASI Strategic Plan. The board developed the plan in 2018 and has accomplished many of the initiatives. Michele created an updated, easy-to-read version of the Strategic Plan, which was approved by the board. It has been posted on the ASI […]
ASI’s new board members were installed at the ASI annual meeting, held virtually on May 22, 2021. Joining the board are Gina Guilinger, president-elect; Eileen Allen, director; and Heather Pendley, director. These three new members join continuing board members Michele Combs, ASI’s new president; Anne Fifer, treasurer; Shelley Quattrocchi, secretary; Meghan Miller Brawley, immediate past […]
ASI’s Annual General Meeting is normally in person at our Annual Conference. As that is not an option this year, we will hold the meeting by Zoom on Saturday, May 22, at 10:00 am Pacific/1:00 pm Eastern time. At the General Meeting, Meghan Miller Brawley will deliver the President’s Report, Anne Fifer will give the […]
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 through April 9, 2021.
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 […]