Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Upper Midwest ASI Chapter Meeting

Upper Midwest ASI Chapter Meeting
Saturday, October 1, 2011
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
William Mitchell College of Law, 875 Summit Ave, St. Paul
9:00 – 9:45: Coffee and Networking
9:45 – 10:00: Chapter Business Meeting
10:00 - 4:00: “Editing and Polishing Your Index” by Enid L. Zafran
There will be a break for lunch from 12:30-1:30, and a Q&A and networking time after the presentation
$65 registration fee includes lunch and beverages (water or coffee)
** We are now offering a student rate of $55. If you are currently a student, please send a note to that effect with your registration information.
Enid Zafran will present a workshop on the steps involved in editing and polishing your index. Remember that when you have finished indexing, you have not completed the job—the edit is an essential step and requires its own skills and checklist. Tips will include "editing-as-you-go" and various self-checks that will make indexing easier and more accurate. The workshop will have
something for newer indexers as well as for those with more experience. A hands-on exercise will be included, and there will be time for questions. Here is praise from the Denver chapter: “The many useful nuggets Enid packed into her presentation made it more than worth the price of admission, but it was her snappy style and knack for reinforcing practical information with useful handouts, examples, and the hands-on exercise that made this workshop a real
Please register by Friday, September 23, 2011. You may send your contact information (including e-mail) along with a check, payable to ASI Upper Midwest Chapter, to: Steven Baker, ASI-UMW Treasurer, 6210 Franklin Ave., Des Moines, IA 50322
There is no registration form; your check is your registration. Receipts will be available up on request.
For more information, please contact Steven Baker (bakerdsm@gmail.com), Eve Morey Christiansen (eve_dbq@hotmail.com), Lee Humphrey (lee@humphreyindexing.com), or Julie Foley (foleyindexing@gmail.com)