ASAIB compiles and maintains a register of freelance indexers and bibliographers, which it disseminates to the publishing industry.
ASAIB liaises with the publishing industry to ensure the maintenance of standards as well as appropriate fees for indexers and bibliographers.
ASAIB offers short courses, meetings and workshops on indexing and compiling bibliographies.
ASAIB offers additional advice on matters pertaining to indexing, including information on recommended books, computerised indexing programmes, and university and other courses in indexing and bibliography offered in South Africa.
ASAIB has published guides to aspects of indexing and compiled information booklets from conference material for the benefit of its members.