Membership Benefits

Option to be listed on Member Directory page of Web & Electronic Indexing SIG web site. Members may designate which information to include.

Participation in the Contract Web Indexer Search database on the web site at no extra charge. After joining the SIG you will receive your password by email and you can then login to Contract Indexer to complete Directory Form.

Use of the Web Indexing SIG marketing brochure, provided in either the MS Publisher or MS Word formats for reproduction, to which you may add your own contact information.

Use of the Web & Electronic Indexing SIG PowerPoint presentation, which you may also modify to promote yourself.

Participation in the annual Web Indexing Award

OpportunitesLimited benefits of association with our partner organization, the Information Architecture Institute, including participation in the IAI member discussion list and discounts to its events.

Use of the Web & Electronic Indexing SIG affiliation on your resume or web site.

Opportunites for SIG leadership and networking

Membership rates for ASI Webinars using a coupon provided by Webmaster

Membership Eligibility

Step 1: Join an indexing society

Join the Web & Electronic Indexing SIG (Special Interest Group) via joining one or more of:

American Society for Indexing (ASI) (join)

or affiliated indexing societies:

Association of Southern African Indexers and Bibliographers (ASAIB) (join)

Australian and New Zealand Society of Indexers (ANZSI) (join)

China Society of Indexers

German Network of Indexers (Deutsches Netzwerk der Indexer)

Indexing Society of Canada/Société canadienne d’indexation (ISC/SCI) (join)

Netherlands Indexing Network (Nederlands Indexers Netwerk)

Society of Indexers (SI) (United Kingdom and Ireland) (join)

ASI-SIG-membership-formPrior indexing expertise is not required, as membership in the SIG is considered an opportunity to expand one’s knowledge of web indexing.

Join or Renew

Step 2: Join our SIG

Once a member of one of the indexing societies, membership is free.

Step 2A: ASI SIG membership

If you are an ASI member, please also join our SIG by logging into ASI site and updating your SIG membership on

ASI SIG membership form

For ASI members, our SIG ties in with the ASI SIG membership list. This information is for both our SIG records and for the online membership directory.


Step 2B: non-ASI SIG membership

After joining an affiliated society (above), please fill out our

SIG online membership form

Multiple Society Membership

If a person is in one or more indexing societies if one is ASI join via ASI otherwise join as non-ASI via our form above. A member should add all their societies to their profile when they login via membership form below.

Member Profile Update

Member-ProfileCurrent members may update their member profile which displays on the Member Directory page at any time. Use your e-mail address and password to log in below:

This is the same form as the initial application, but please update your existing record, rather than filling out a completely new form. You may change any information except your e-mail address this way. If you need to change your e-mail address (which is the identifying field in the member database), you must contact Webmaster, the database administrator. Everything else is free for changing at any moment you desire. We used to do this a bit differently before but now, it’s much easier to keep all your personal info up to date as you don’t need to fill in a new form anymore, just change the already existing data.

If you have forgotten your password, go to Forgot Password or request a new one be automatically sent to you by contacting the Webmaster.

At any time you may also choose to add or update your listing in the Contract Indexer Search database. Using your password you may to complete the form below:

Once activated, it will appear in Contract Indexer Directory. If you wish to remove it, contact the Webmaster with your email address.

New Indian Members

If you are having troubles registering or with using our site, please contact the Webmaster for technical support.