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NISO/DCMI Joint Webinar: Translating the Library Catalog from MARC into Linked Data: An Update on the Bibliographic Framework Initiative

January 23, 2013 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. (Eastern Time) In May 2012, the Library of Congress announced a new modeling initiative focused on reflecting the MARC 21 library standard as a Linked Data model for the Web, with an initial model to … Continue reading

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NISO Webinar: Behave Like a Startup: Adapting Your Organization to Rapid Change

January 9, 2013 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. (Eastern Time) During a recent BookExpo meeting, a publishing company executive asserted, “Any company that isn’t behaving like a start-up is doomed.” What does this mean in the context of service organizations such … Continue reading

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NISO Open Discovery Initiative Survey

Open Discovery Initiative Survey closes October 4, 2012. The Open Discovery Initiative (ODI), a working group of the National Information Standards Organization (NISO), has been formed to develop a Recommended Practice related to the index-based discovery services for libraries. ODI … Continue reading

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NISO COUNTER-SUSHI Implementation Profile

The National Information Standards Organization (NISO) announces the publication of the COUNTER-SUSHI Implementation Profile (NISO RP-14-2012). The new Recommended Practice provides a practical implementation structure to be used in the creation of reports and services related to harvesting of COUNTER … Continue reading

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NISO Webinar: Content on the Go: Mobile Access to E-Resources

The webinar is scheduled for August 8, 2012 from 1:00-2:30 p.m. (Eastern Time). NASIG members can register at the member rate. For more details see http://www.niso.org/news/events/2012/nisowebinars/mobile_access_to_eresources/#about.

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NISO PIE-J Recommended Practice, Draft for Comment Available

NISO has released the draft Recommended Practice “PIE-J: Presentation & Identification of E-Journals” (NISO RP-16-201x) for public review and comment through July 5, 2012. This Recommended Practice was developed to provide guidance on the presentation of e-journals–particularly in the areas … Continue reading

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NISO/DCMI Webinar: Schema.org and Linked Data: Complementary Approaches to Publishing Data

DATE: April 25, 2012 TIME: 1:00pm – 2:30pm Eastern INFORMATION & REGISTRATION: http://www.niso.org/news/events/2012/dcmi/linked_data/ ABOUT THE WEBINAR  Schema.org–a collaboration of the Google, Yahoo!, and Bing search engines–provides a way to include structured data in Web pages. Since its introduction in June … Continue reading

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NISO Webinar: Embracing the Cloud: Real Life Examples of Library Cloud Implementation

DATE: February 8, 2012 TIME: 1:00pm – 2:30pm Eastern INFORMATION & REGISTRATION: http://www.niso.org/news/events/2012/nisowebinars/embracing_the_cloud/ ABOUT THE WEBINAR Cloud computing, a concept that has leapt onto the scene in the last few years, is available to libraries in the form of hosted … Continue reading

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NISO Issues COUNTER-SUSHI Implementation Profile for Public Comment

The National Information Standards Organization (NISO) announces the availability of NISO SUSHI Protocol: COUNTER-SUSHI Implementation Profile (NISO RP-14-201X) for a public comment period ending on January 20, 2012.  This Recommended Practice provides a practical implementation structure to be used in … Continue reading

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