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NISO Events

  • NISO AVIAC Meeting
    Friday, January 23
    4:00-5:30 p.m.
    Denver Convention Center, Room 301
  • NISO Update
    Sunday, January 25
    1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    Denver Convention Center, Room 702
Welcome - Todd Carpenter

NISO Thought Leader Meetings Reports and Next Steps
  • E-Learning Systems and Content - October Ivins -- Presentation (PowerPoint)
  • Digital Libraries and Digital Collections - Judy Luther -- Presentation (PowerPoint)
  • Institutional Repositories, Research Data - Todd Carpenter
Update of Topic Committees and Working Groups - Karen A. Wetzel, Standards Program Manager, NISO -- Presentation (PDF)

Update on ISO TC 46 activities - Todd Carpenter

Summary of Goals for 2009 - Todd Carpenter
Open Discussion of standards projects underway or needed

Standards-related Programs

Friday, January 23
  • ARL Library Assessment Forum: Effective, Sustainable and Practical Assessment
    Friday, January 23, 2009
    1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.          
    The Curtis Hotel

  • Independent Reference Publishers Group (IRPG)
    Friday, January 23
    3:00-4:30 p.m.
    Hyatt Regency Denver at Convention Center, Centennial F

    • Topic: How can reference publishers address many librarians wishes for a reference platform of their choice with access to any title of their choice?
      Todd Carpenter, NISO Managing Director, will join this panel discussion to share his perspective on what NISO standards could do to facilitate the interoperability of reference platforms.

  • LITA ERM Interest Group
    Friday, January 23
    7:30-9:00 p.m.
    Ritz-Carlton Denver, Salon 3
Saturday, January 24
  • ALCTS Continuing Resources Section College and Research Libraries Interest Group (CRS C&RL IG)
    Saturday, January 24
    10:30 a.m. - 12 noon
    Sheraton Denver, Gold

    • Includes a presentation on KBART by working group co-chair Peter McCracken (Co-founder & Director of Research, Serials Solutions).
      Presentation (PowerPoint)

  • ALCTS Electronic Resources Interest Group (ERIG)
    Saturday, January 24
    10:30 a.m. - 12 noon
    Ritz-Carlton Denver, Salon 3

    • Regina Koury (Electronic Resources/Reference Librarian at Idaho State University) - Troubleshooting E-Resources with a Crystal Ball: What Works and What Doesn't
    • Ryan Weir (Serials and Electronic Resources Librarian at Murray State University) - Crisis Negotiator/Skilled Diplomat: Ebrarian
    • Geoff Timms (Electronic Resources Librarian, Mercer University) - Resolving E-Access Problems Critical Information for Timely Turnaround
    • Denise Pan (Director of Technical Services, Auraria Library, Denver) and Gayle Bradbeer (Distance Support Librarian, Auraria Library, Denver) -  AurProblem Blog: Using Web 2.0 to Troubleshoot E-Resources

  • LITA Standards Interest Group
    Saturday, January 24
    4:00-5:30 p.m.
    Grand Hyatt Denver, Maroon Peak

    • Herbert Van de Sompel at Los Alamos National Laboratory and Carl Lagoze at Cornell University will talk about Object Reuse and Exchange (OAI-ORE).
    • Todd Carpenter, NISO Managing Director, will give a NISO update.
  • ALCTS CRS Committee for Holdings Information
    Saturday, January 24
    4:00-5:30 pm
    Denver Convention Center, Room 301

    • Panel forum on holdings for electronic serials. One of the four presentations will be focusing on ONIX for Serials SOH and its mapping to the MARC 21 format.
Sunday, January 25
  • ASCLA ICAN Physical Delivery Discussion Group
    Sunday, January 25
    8:00 - 10:00 a.m.
    Denver Marriott City Center, Denver Ballroom III

    Includes a discussion of a possible NISO physical delivery recommended practice (Karen Wetzel, NISO Standards Program Manager, to attend for any questions).

  • ALCTS Continuing Resources Standards Committee
    Sunday, January 25
    10:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon
    Denver Convention Center, Room 108

    • KBART presentation by working group co-chair Peter McCracken (Co-founder & Director of Research, Serials Solutions)
      Presentation (PowerPoint)
    • CORE presentation by working group co-chairs Jeff Aipperspach (Senior Product Manager, Serials Solutions) and Ted Koppel (AGent Verso (ILS) Product Manager, Auto-Graphics, Inc.)
      This update was presented by Karen A. Wetzel, NISO Standards Program Manager, on behalf of the CORE co-chairs. View the presentation (PowerPoint)
  • Next-Generation Bibliographic Control: What is the Brave New World?
    1:30 - 3:00 p.m.
    Lead by: Oren Beit-Arie and Kathryn Harnish, Ex Libris
    Denver Convention Center, Room 401/402

    As libraries plan for a next-generation library services environment, one of the primary issues to consider is the role of metadata. Discussion will include a panel of metadata experts discussing the changing needs for metadata management.
Monday, January 26
  • Technology Showcase
    Monday, January 26
    10:00 am - 1:15 pm
    Denver Convention Center
Latest trends in Library Technology. Presentations There will be two Technology Showcase Theaters running concurrently from 10:00 a.m. to 1:10 p.m. Monday, January 26th, 2009.  The theaters are located on the show floor, Pueblo Theatre at the end of the 800 aisle and Mesa Theatre at the end of the 2200 aisle.