Using Tablets for Marking Up. Wednesday, February 23, 2022. Learn how to use a tablet to mark up PDFs for back-of-the-book indexing. Joan Shapiro will demonstrate using an Apple iPad and Windows PC, but will also provide information about using alternate types of hardware. If you mark up pages of the books you index, this […]
Replay available now. “Sources: Evaluating for Reliability” with Kelly Delevan. With the rise of misinformation and disinformation on the open web, it is becoming increasingly difficult to determine the credibility of information sources. Kelly Delevan, Information Literacy Librarian at Syracuse University Libraries, will guide participants through a series of tools and techniques that can be […]
Replay available now. As you launch into your planning, what do the current trends in electronic and print publishing mean for the indexing industry? What new markets can you tap into? For example, is the growth of self-publishing an emerging indexing market? Diana Witt takes a look ahead and helps you chart your course. This […]
THIS WEBINAR REPLAY IS FREE FOR ASI MEMBERS. Please watch this informative and educational webinar in which we review the basics of Individual/Family and Group/Business coverage options offered to ASI members through the partnership with LIG Solutions. You will be surprised to learn what options you have today for not only major medical but a […]
Replay available now. This webinar explains potential difficulties in indexing both modern and premodern Arabic names. What do you do with the definite article and its variants? What is Al when it’s not an article? What names must not be split? When and where do you invert names? The materials for this webinar are based […]
Replay available now. Running an indexing business is a challenging task. The path to success depends on various factors, including effective marketing, strong customer relations, sound project management, thoughtful organization of the office space, and responsible financial management. All those factors, however, should align with a unique business strategy and a set of actions that […]
Replay available now. Demand for Indexes Locorum is on the rise, and publishers are finding it hard to locate indexers able and willing to construct these finicky texts. This webinar will introduce you to a whole new profitable world of indexing.
Replay available now. Based on a text of Jim Fuhr’s, the presentation will cover the basics of preparing a Word document for conversion into book form by Cambridge University Press or its affiliates. During this one-hour webinar, you will learn: Reasons for embedding; CUP/XML’s relation to other embedding programs; Its basic operations: ease and difficulties; […]
Replay available now. Embedded indexing involves more complex communication with your client to ensure that the project goes well. With file management, font choices, and project schedules to understand, it is important to establish good communication. Your clients may not understand what embedding involves, and it is often up to you to educate them. In […]
Watch the replay now! Textbook Indexing—Basic skills and guidelines to create a good textbook index Learn the pros and cons of updating vs. original creation of textbook indexes. Understand how to handle non-text material such as glossaries, graphics, appendices, etc. Find out how to create multiple name, subject, and company indexes simultaneously.