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Traversing the Licensing Terrain:
Emerging Issues and
Innovative Solutions

June 11, 2007
Philadelphia, PA

Cosponsored by:


We'd also like to thank:

Ex Libris, Inc.
Major Sponsor
Swets Information Services
Reception Sponsor


About the Forum

NISO's one-day forum, Traversing the Licensing Terrain: Emerging Issues and Innovative Solutions, cosponsored by and held at PALINET in Philadelphia, PA, will highlight current standards development in the licensing arena and will engage participants to explore additional areas where standards can help with the licensing of electronic resources. Topics include:

  • Licensing & Legal Issues
  • New Models for Licensing
  • Serials, E-books, Multimedia, Games, and More... How Formats Impact Licensing
  • Standards: Providing a Solution for License Management Issues (including ONIX, mapping license terms, and ERMI)

Find out more by visiting the full agenda.


This event has past. If you have any questions, please contact Karen Wetzel, NISO Standards Program Manager, at kwetzel [at] niso.org.

Registration includes breakfast, lunch, and reception. Notify NISO staff upon arrival if you have any dietary restrictions.

NISO Voting Members and Library Standards Alliance members receive substantial discounts. PALINET members may register at the NISO member rate. Payment may also be made directly via PALINET deposit accounts (please use the PDF registration form for this form of payment).

  Early Bird Regular
Member $249 $279
Nonmember $349 $379

Special Offer: Libraries registering 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.

  • Early bird rates are offered until May 21, 2007.
  • Registration closes June 4. 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 May 31 will receive a full refund less a $50 processing fee. After that date, there are no refunds.

Hotel and Location Information

Hotel Rate
Ask for the NISO rate. We have reserved at block of rooms at $129.

The Latham Hotel
135 South 17th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: 215-563-7474
Toll-free: 877-Latham1

It is approximately at $5 cab ride from the Latham Hotel to PALINET offices, but the SEPTA trolley also stops directly across the street from PALINET.

Forum Location
3000 Market Street, Suite 200
Philadelphia, PA 19104-2801
Phone: 215-382-7031
Fax: 215-382-0022