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NISO Digital Preservation Forum:
Planning Today for Tomorrow's Resources

March 14, 2008
Holiday Inn on the Hill
Washington, DC

Major Sponsor

Ex Libris

About the Forum

The National Information Standards Organization (NISO) will host a forum on Digital Preservation: Planning Today for Tomorrow's Resources, to be held March 14, 2008 in Washington, DC. With the increasing number of digital objects—both those born digital and those that have been converted to digital formats to enhance access, delivery, and creative use of library collections—the need to focus on how these digital objects themselves will be preserved is paramount. Good business practices require attention to interoperability with various systems and platforms, a focus on accessibility, and use of and attention to formats that will be allow for extensibility and flexibility. By creating well-formed content at the outset and paying attention to digital preservation issues as part of the collection management plan, we can better ensure the longevity of these collections. NISO's Digital Preservation forum will provide insight and allow for further discussion of these issues.


Registration includes a continental breakfast and lunch. Notify the NISO Office if you have any dietary restrictions (301-654-2512).

NISO Voting Members and Library Standards Alliance members receive substantial discounts.

  Early Bird
Rate ends 2/25/08
Regular On Site

Online Registration

PDF Registration Form

Member $209 $279 $329
Nonmember $229 $299


  • Early bird rates are offered until February 25, 2008.
  • Registration closes March 7, 2008. After that date call the NISO office to arrange on-site registration. A processing fee of $50 will be added to each on-site registration.
  • Cancellations made by February 28, 2008 will receive a full refund less a $50 processing fee. After that date, there are no refunds.

Special Offer: Libraries registering three (3) individuals from the same organization will receive a free Library Standards Alliance (LSA) membership. For LSA member information, visit the Library Standards Alliance webpage.

Location Information

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Holiday Inn on the Hill
415 New Jersey Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20001
Reservations: 202-638-1616
Toll-free: 800-638-1116

Hotel Rate
To receive the discounted room rate of $209 + tax for Thursday, March 13, 2008, please contact the NISO office directly at 301-654-2512 or toll-free 866-957-1593.

Please note that the hotel restaurant will not be open during this event due to remodeling. In-room service will still be available.