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NISO/NASIG Joint Webinar: Not Business as Usual: Special cases in RDA serials cataloging

Date: May 20, 2015 Time: 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. (Eastern Time) Event webpage: http://www.niso.org/news/events/2015/webinars/nasig_rda/ ============================================================================== ABOUT THE WEBINAR Resource Description and Access (RDA) is a standard for descriptive cataloging, replacing AACR2, that provides instructions and guidelines on formulating bibliographic … Continue reading

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NISO Webinar: Keyword Search = “Improve Discovery Systems”

NISO Webinar: Keyword Search = “Improve Discovery Systems” Date: November 12, 2014 Time: 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. Eastern time Event webpage: http://www.niso.org/news/events/2014/webinars/improve_discovery/ ABOUT THE WEBINAR The “single search box” approach of web search engines like Google and Bing have forced … Continue reading

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NISO/NASIG Joint Webinar: Playing the Numbers: Best Practices in Acquiring, Interpreting, and Applying Usage Statistics

NISO/NASIG Joint Webinar: Playing the Numbers: Best Practices in Acquiring, Interpreting, and Applying Usage Statistics Date: May 21, 2014 Time: 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. (Eastern Time) Event webpage: http://www.niso.org/news/events/2014/nasig/ ============================================================ ABOUT THE WEBINAR In a time of shrinking budgets and growing reliance on … Continue reading

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NISO Releases Recommended Practice on Demand-Driven Acquisition of Monographs for Public Comment

The National Information Standards Organization (NISO) is seeking comments on the draft recommended practice Demand-Driven Acquisition of Monographs  (NISO RP‑20‑201x). Launched in June 2012, the NISO Demand Driven Acquisition (DDA) Working Group was charged with developing a flexible model for DDA … Continue reading

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NISO Two-Part March Webinar: The Infrastructure of Open Access

NISO will be holding a two-part webinar on March 5 and 12 to discuss The Infrastructure of Open Access. Open Access (OA) has become a widely accepted and rapidly growing method of publishing scholarly content. As OA distribution gains traction, … Continue reading

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NISO Releases Draft Recommended Practice on Indexed Discovery Service for Comments

The National Information Standards Organization (NISO) is seeking comments on the draft recommended practice Open Discovery Initiative: Promoting Transparency in Discovery. Launched in 2012, the NISO Open Discovery Initiative (ODI) aims to facilitate increased transparency in the content coverage of … Continue reading

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NISO Publishes PIE-J Recommended Practice

Several NASIG members have been involved in this effort, and we can all benefit from taking a look and getting the word out. The National Information Standards Organization (NISO) announces the publication of a new Recommended Practice: PIE-J: Presentation & … Continue reading

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