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NISO @ ALA Annual 2010

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Thursday, June 24, 2010

NISO Topic Committee Chairs Meeting (invite only)
Thursday, June 24, 2010
1:00 - 5:00 p.m.
ARL 6th Floor Conference Room
21 Dupont Circle NW
Washington, DC 20036

Friday, June 25, 2010

NISO/BISG 4th Annual Forum: The Changing Standards Landscape
Focus on the item: Understanding the end-user perspective
Friday, June 25, 2010
12:30 - 4:00 p.m.
Washington Convention Center, Room 150B

NISO AVIAC (Automation Vendors Information Advisory Committee) Meeting - CANCELLED
Friday, June 25, 2010
4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Renaissance Washington, Meeting Room 10/11

Challenges of Implementing eBooks for Publishers, Libraries and End-Users
ERM Interest Group ALCTS/LITA Program
4:00 - 5:15 p.m. (Note the meeting time changed this year)
Hilton Washington, Fairchild Room

  • Aaron Wood, Director of Software Product Management, Alexander Street Press. Former Metadata Librarian and Assistant Head of Technical Services at the University of Calgary.
    This session will review the approach taken by the University of Calgary to manage ebook discovery and access.
  • Sue Polanka, Head of Reference and Instruction, Wright State University Libraries
    During this session, several of these challenges will be discussed and debated including, eBook formats, access to and use of eBook content, eBook readers, digital textbooks, and future directions for eBooks.

Saturday, June 26, 2010

ALCTS CRS E-Resources Interest Group Meeting
Down for the Count:  Making the Case for E-Resource Usage  Statistics

Saturday, June 26, 2010
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
J.W. Marriott Hotel, Grand Ballroom I / II

  • There Are So Many Numbers...
    Nadia J. Lalla, Coordinator, Collections and Information  Services, Taubman Health Sciences Library, University of Michigan
  • Using E-Book Statistics to Inform the Acquisition and Weeding of  Print and E-Books
    Doralyn Rossmann, Collection Development Librarian & Team Leader,  Montana State University Libraries
  • The Problems with Use Statistics for Electronic Books
    Leslie Czechowski, Assistant Director, Collections and Technical  Services,H= ealth Sciences Library System, University of  Pittsburgh
  • Counts within Context:  A Tempered Approach to Use Statistics
    Monica Metz-Wiseman, Coordinator of Electronic Collections,  University of South Florida
  • Figuring Cost Per Use: Fiscal Year, Calendar Year, and What Falls Between
    Tansy Matthews, Associate Director, Virtual Library of Virginia
  • NISO SUSHI Update
    Bob McQuillan, Senior Product Manager, Innovative Interfaces, and Member, NISO SUSHI Standing Committee

RFID Revision Working Group Meeting
Saturday, June 26, 2010
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Grand Hyatt Washington, Darien Library Suite
Lunch provided (Contact: Alan Gray)

Three S's of Electronic Resource Management: Systems, Standards and Subscriptions
Saturday, June 26, 2010
1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Washington Convention Center, Room 152B
Speakers: Todd Carpenter, NISO; Bob McQuillan, Innovative Interfaces, Inc.; Oliver Pesch, EBSCO
Moderator: Sandy Hurd, Innovative Interfaces, Inc.

Electronic Resource Management (ERM) encompasses a variety of practices and services that impact library staff and patrons. In this session, three panelists from the system vendor, subscription agent and academic library communities converge to discuss benefits and challenges of “three S’s” integral to ERM: systems, standards and subscriptions. Specific topics include:

  1. Standards – Overview of current standards relevant to ERM and implementation challenges for stakeholders (Presentation)
  2. Systems – ERM system overview, library staff benefits and patron benefits (Presentation)
  3. Subscriptions – Evolving role of electronic resource subscription services and customer benefits. (Presentation)

This high-level overview is ideal for libraries that might be considering ERM solutions and existing ERM libraries that would benefit with an update on current developments.

SERU Maintenance Committee Meeting
Saturday, June 26, 2010
3:00 - 3:30 p.m.
NISO Booth (#1410)

Sunday, June 27, 2010

NISO Business Information Topic Committee Gathering
Sunday, June 27, 2010
9:00 a.m. - 10 a.m.
NISO Booth (#1410)

CRS Standards Update Forum
ALCTS Standards Committee for the Continuing Resources Section
Sunday, June 27, 2010
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
JW Marriott Hotel, Grand Ballroom III

The Continuing Resources Standards Update Forum presents the latest news on standards and best practices affecting the management of continuing resources at American Library Association conferences. The session is presented by the ALA ALCTS Continuing Resources Section, Continuing Resources Standards Committee and generously sponsored by Swets.

  • Institutional Identifier (I2)
    Grace Agnew -- Associate University Librarian for Digital Library Systems at the Rutgers University Libraries and co-chair of the NISO I2 (Institutional Identifier) Working Group -- will speak about the institutional identifier, a NISO project to create a globally unique identifier and metadata sufficient to identify an institution involved in the digital information supply chain.  Agnew will discuss the status of the work, including the draft metadata and scenarios of use and will solicit feedback on the work from members of the audience.
  • A Rose by Any Other Name... But Could We Find It?
    Regina Romano Reynolds, ISSN Coordinator, Library of Congress will discuss the new NISO E-journal Presentation and Representation Working Group. Inaccurate journal citations on journal websites and in journal aggregations cause problems for researchers and libraries alike. Unless such websites accurately and consistently list all the titles under which content was published, together with their related ISSN, user access to expensive content becomes a treasure hunt at best and an exercise in frustration at worst. NISO has created a working group charged with developing a Recommended Practice that will provide much-needed guidance on the presentation of e-journals particularly in the areas of title presentation, accurate use of the ISSN, and citation practices to publishers and platform providers. This presentation will provide some illustrations of the current situation and an overview of the NISO group's goals, potential strategies, and timeline.
  • E-books and ISBNs
    One of the constant principles of ISBN over the last 40 years has been that it identifies a unique product (e.g. an edition of a book). This has facilitated discovery and acquisitions and enabled e-commerce, distribution and aggregation of product information. There has, however, been inconsistent implementation of ISBN for e-books, creating some confusion and problems, especially for the library community. Brian Green, Executive Director of the International ISBN Agency, looks at the e-book supply chain, discusses the International ISBN Agency's recommendations for the assignment of ISBNs to e-books and compares the different positions of ISBN and ISSN with regard to digital publications.

RUSA/STARS LAMA/SASS Joint Remote Circulation and Cooperative Access Services Committee
Sunday, June 27, 2010
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Beacon Hotel, Overlook Room

NISO SSO Authentication Working Group Lunch
Sunday, June 27, 2010
12:30 - 2:00 p.m.
Meet at the Springer Booth (Contact: Heather Staines)

NISO Update
Sunday, June 27, 2010
1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Washington Convention Center, Room 148

Visit the full event and description and agenda here

  • Journal Article Versions
    Lettie Y Conrad, Online Product Manager, SAGE Publications, Inc.
  • Creation of File Formats
    B. Tommie Usdin, President, Mulberry Technologies, Inc., & Co-chair, NISO Standardized Markup for Journal Articles Working Group
  • Supplementary Article Materials
    Linda Beebe, Senior Director of PsycINFO, American Psychological Association
  • Ejournal Presentation
    Regina Reynolds, ISSN Coordinator, Library of Congress

IOTA (Improving OpenURLs Through Analytics) Poster Session
Sunday, June 27, 2010
3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
Washington Convention Center, Exhibit Hall Aisles 800-900-1000

LITA Standards Interest Group
Sunday, June 27, 2010 -- PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGE
4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Hilton Washington, Columbia 1

  • ISBN and New Identifiers in the E-book Universe
    Brian Green (International ISBN Agency)
  • The ONIX Family of Metadata Standards for Books, Serials, and Usage Rights
    Mark Bide (EDItEUR)
  • RFID Standards Update
    Vinod Chachra (VTLS), NISO RFID Revision Working Group Co-chair
  • Institutional Identifiers: NISO Z39.94
    Grace Agnew (Rutgers University), NISO I2 Working Group Co-chair
  • Standardized Markup for Journal Articles
    Jeff Beck (NCBI, NLM) and B. Tommie Usdin (Mulberry Technologies, Inc.), NISO Working Group Co-chairs
NCIP Implementers Group Social at ALA Annual
Sunday, June 27, 2010
5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Renaissance Washington, DC Hotel Lobby Bar
999 9th Street NW, Washington, DC 20001

Are you curious about NCIP, the NISO Circulation Interchange Protocol? Want to know how to save staff time using this standard?

You can join the NCIP Implementers Group on Sunday, June 27 from 5:30 to 7:00 pm at the Renaissance Hotel lobby bar for an informal, casual "meet and greet" event where people can mingle, chat and enjoy a beverage of their choice. The Implementers Group invites anyone who is interested in circulation interoperability for resource sharing, self service and interlibrary loan to join us. This will be a cash bar and everyone should plan to purchase their own beverages and appetizers. Address and other information about the restaurant are listed below. We hope to see you there!

Walking directions to Renaissance Washington, DC Hotel from the Convention Center
1. Head west on Mt Vernon Pl NW toward 9th St NW (approximately 157 ft)
2. Turn left at 9th St NW. Destination will be on the left (approximately 410 ft)

Monday, June 28, 2010

NISO Content & Collection Management Topic Committee Meeting
Monday, June 28, 2010
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (coffee at 8:30 a.m.)
Grand Hyatt Washington, Independence E

NISO Z39.7 Standing Committee Meeting
Monday, June 28, 2010
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
ALA Washington Office
1615 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington, DC 2009