The Indexer: The International Journal of Indexing

ASI conference presentations: a content analysis of major topics, 1997–2012

The Indexer: The International Journal of Indexing (2012), 30, (4), 201–203.

Abstract

Catherine Sassen analyzes the content of presentations made at ASI conferences held from 1997 through 2012, and identifies major topics and trends.

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American Society for Indexing (2012) ‘Mission statement.’ Available from: www.asindexing.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=3315 (accessed 4 August 2012). Google Scholar

American Society for Indexing (2012) ‘Preliminary program: Index appreciation days, 2012 Annual Conference.’ Available from: www.resourcenter.net/images/ASI/Files/2012/2012ASIPrelimPrg.pdf (accessed 4 August 2012). Google Scholar

Coughlin, C. and Snelson, P. (1983) ‘Searching for research in ACRL conference papers.’ Journal of Academic Librarianship 9(1), 21-26. Mission statement Journal of Academic Librarianship 9 21 26 Google Scholar

Garner, J., Davidson, K., and Williams, V. K. (2008) ‘Identifying serials trends through twenty years of NASIG conference proceedings: a content analysis.’ Serials Review 34(2), 88–103. Identifying serials trends through twenty years of NASIG conference proceedings: a content analysis Serials Review 34 88 103 Google Scholar

Harris, J. L. (1969) ‘Annual General Meeting of the American Society of Indexers.’ The Indexer 6(4), 189–90. Annual General Meeting of the American Society of Indexers The Indexer 6 189 90 Google Scholar

Preschel, B. (1973) ‘Summary of the proceedings of the ASI First Annual All-day Meeting.’ The Indexer 8(3), 176–9. Summary of the proceedings of the ASI First Annual All-day Meeting The Indexer 8 176 9 Google Scholar

Rowley, J. C. (1981) ‘The conference literature: Savory or acrid?’ pp. 11–20 in G. J. Zamora and M. C. Adamson (eds), Conference literature: its role in the distribution of information. Proceedings of the Workshop on Conference Literature in Science and Technology, May 1–3, 1980, Marlton, N.J.: Learned Information. The conference literature: Savory or acrid? 11 20 Google Scholar

Snelson, P. and Talar, S. A. (1991) ‘Content analysis of ACRL conference papers.’ College & Research Libraries 52(5), 466–72. Content analysis of ACRL conference papers College & Research Libraries 52 466 72 Google Scholar

Thomas, D. (1989) ‘History of the American Society of Indexers,’ pp. 121–9 in B. H. Weinberg (ed.), Indexing: The state of our knowledge and the state of our ignorance: proceedings of the 20 th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Indexers, New York City, May 13, 1988. Medford, N.J.: Learned Information. History of the American Society of Indexers Indexing: The state of our knowledge and the state of our ignorance: proceedings of the 20 th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Indexers, New York City, May 13, 1988 121 9 Google Scholar

Wilson, V. (2010) ‘Something for everyone? A content analysis of provincial library association conference sessions.’ Partnership: The Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research 5(1), 1–13. Something for everyone? A content analysis of provincial library association conference sessions Partnership: The Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research 5 1 13 Google Scholar

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Sassen, Catherine