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 […]
Plan to join us for ASI’s Annual General Meeting on 5/22
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 […]
ASI calls for submissions for Excellence in Indexing Award
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 Nominations for 2021 Hines Award
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!
NISO’s Updated Draft Standard on Criteria for Indexes Now Open for Public Comment
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.
2021 Open Enrollment Period for new health coverage options for ASI members is here!
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 […]
Special Event: Exiting 2020: Now is the Winter for Indexing Content
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 […]
Eleven Book Industry Associations Launch Official Book Industry Health Insurance Partnership
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 […]
American Society for Indexing Partners with LIG Solutions to Provide Members Health Insurance Options
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, […]
A message from ASI’s president
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 […]