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ASI Call for Authors

Are you interested in authoring a book—print or electronic—for ASI? The American Society for Indexing (ASI) is looking to expand its list of indexing-related titles. We need your indexing expertise to assist us! As the voice of excellence in indexing and the central resource for indexing, we are expanding our program of guides and handbooks […]

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ASI Appoints New Book Series Editor

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE American Society for Indexing Appoints New Book Series Editor ASI Immediate Past-President Pilar Wyman to Helm ASI Books, an Expanding Program of How-To Guides and Handbooks for the Professional Indexing, Abstracting, and Taxonomy Communities Print and Digital Titles in the Series Will Continue to Be Published by Information Today, Inc. (ITI) on […]

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ASI Announces Hines Award Recipient for 2014

The Hines Award Committee (Enid L. Zafran, chair and Frances Lennie and Janet Perlman, members) is pleased to announce that Kate Mertes has been chosen as the recipient of the ASI Hines Award for 2014. Kate was nominated by two ASI members, Sandi Schroeder and Elizabeth Walker. Each nominated her without knowing the other person […]

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Join ASI and PubWest in Tucson March 15

As frequently as they work together, publishers and indexers are not often in the same room. But that’s just where they’ll be on March 15, following the first day of the Tucson Festival of Books. PubWest and the American Society for Indexing invite publishers and indexers to a networking happy hour in conjunction with the […]

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Hines Award Call for Nominations for 2014

Nominations Due February 28, 2014 The Hines Award, named for Theodore Hines, was established to honor those who have provided exceptional service to the American Society for Indexing (ASI). Past winners of the Hines Award have been instrumental in writing and editing books, publicizing ASI programs and services, forming and supporting chapters or SIGs (or […]

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IDPF Board Approves the EPUB Indexes 1.0 Specification Advancement to Public Draft Status

The American Society for Indexing (ASI) Digital Trends Task Force (DTTF) is pleased to report that the two-year effort by the International Digital Publishing Forum’s Indexes Working Group to produce a standard method for encoding indexes in EPUB publications has come to fruition. On November 7th the IDPF Board approved the EPUB Indexes 1.0 specification […]

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