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NISO 2008 Events

January 2008

  • January 11-14: NISO at ALA Midwinter

March 2008

May 2008

  • May 5-6: Digital Resources: Working with Formats Beyond Serials (San Francisco, CA)
    • In the information community, a great deal of focus has been on the more traditional journal, yet creators, libraries, and users today are working with content ranging from e-books to audio and beyond.
  • May 31: Bridging the Gap Between Publishers and Libraries: Standards to Help Manage Licenses and Use NISO/BISG Program at BookExpo America (BEA) (Los Angeles, CA)
    • This session will include updates on the Shared E-Resources Understanding (SERU), the ONIX system for Publication Licenses (ONIX-PL), the Automated Content Access Protocol (ACAP), and the Electronic Resource Management Initiative (ERMI).
    • Presentations available here.

June 2008

  • June 4: Metadata in a Digital Age: New Models of Creation, Discovery, and Use -- NISO One-Day Pre-Conference at NASIG (Phoenix, AZ)
    • This session will discuss the role that metadata plays in the lifecycle of content, from publisher to end user, including looking at the shifting bibliographic supply chain, various needs that metadata answers, and questions around exchange processes and how different metadata is used.

  • June 18: NISO/ALCTS Webinar: Demystifying Library Standards
    • 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
    • The first in a series of webinars on standards in the library environment, this overview session will place standards in context.

  • June 27-30: NISO at ALA Annual Conference (Anaheim, CA)
    • Friday, June 27: NISO/BISG Forum: The Changing Standards Landscape (Anaheim, CA)
    • Friday, June 27: AVIAC Meeting
    • Sunday, June 29: NISO Update
    • Monday, June 30: Z39.7 Advisory Committee Meeting

August 2008

September 2008

  • NISO Webinar
    September 10, 2008 - 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. (eastern time)
    ONIX for Publications Licenses (ONIX-PL): Simplifying License Expression
    • Jeff Aipperspach
      Senior Product Manager, Serials Solutions
    • Rick Burke
      Executive Director, The Statewide California Electronic Library Consortium (SCELC)
    • Alicia Wise
      Chief Executive , Publishers Licensing Society (PLS) and
      Chair, NISO ONIX-PL Working Group
  • ALPSP International Conference 2008
    Thursday, September 11, 2008
    16:00 - 17:30 p.m. (BST)
    Journal Industry Updates (A)
    This session will provide updates on a number of important industry initiatives in journal publishing. Track A (chaired by John Cox) looks at licensing and legal issues, while Track B (chaired by Louise Tutton) examines initiatives of a more technical nature.
    • Track A:
      • SERU - Shared Electronic Resource Understanding (Todd Carpenter, Managing Director, NISO)
      • ACAP - the Automated Content Access Protocol (Jens Bammel, Secretary General, IPA)
    • Track B:
      • Project Transfer (Ed Pentz, Executive Director, CrossRef)
      • Journal Article Versions (Todd Carpenter, Managing Director, NISO)

October 2008

  • NISO Webinar
    October 2, 2008 - 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. (eastern time)
    SUSHI: Beyond Trial Into Real Use
    • Adam Chandler
      Coordinator, Service Design Group, Cornell University Library, and
      Co-Chair, SUSHI Maintenance Advisory Group
    • Hana Levay
      Information Resources Librarian, Collection Management Services, University of Washington Libraries
  • October 29, 2008
    NISO Webinar:
    Identifiers for Institutions, Public Identities, and Researchers
    • Introduction: Helen Henderson, Managing Director, Ringgold, Ltd.
    • Institutional Identifiers
      Grace Agnew, Associate University Librarian for Digital Library Systems, Rutgers University Libraries, Co-chair, NISO Institutional Identifiers Working Group
      Tina Feick, Director of Sales and Marketing, North America, Harrassowitz, Co-chair, NISO Institutional Identifiers Working Group
    • Researcher ID

      Reynold Guida, Director, Product Development, Thomson Reuters
      Ellen Rotenberg, Manager, Product Development, Thomson Reuters

    • The International Standard Name Identifier (ISNI)
      Angela D'Agostino, Senior Vice President, Business Development, R.R. Bowker
      Andy Weissberg, GM, Identifier Services, R.R. Bowker

November 2008

  • November 14, 2008
    NISO Webinar: Performance Measures
    • Johan Bollen
      Staff Researcher, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Research Library
    • Dianne L. Carty
Head of State Aid & Data Coordination
Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners

December 2008