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2nd Draft: COUNTER 5 Release

Revisions have been made to the draft Code of Practice for COUNTER Release 5. Draft 2 is now available for review and feedback is welcome by the end of May. There is also a useful summary of changes from Draft … Continue reading

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NASIG Standards Committee Announcement: COUNTER 5 release

COUNTER is developing a new release, COUNTER 5. COUNTER 5 will have fewer reports, 36 reduced to 15, and fewer metric types, 25 fields  reduced to 10, but aims to be more flexible and have more of a focus on … Continue reading

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Updated Transfer Code of Practice for journal transfer released

Oxford, UK — 12 July 2013 — The UKSG Transfer Working Group today released Version 3.0 of its Code of Practice for public comment http://www.uksg.org/transfer/Code). Key updates in Version 3.0 deal with new content types, HTTP redirects, subscriber types, nomenclature, … 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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NISO Virtual Conference: EPUB3 and the Future of Interoperable E-books

NISO Virtual Conference: EPUB3 and the Future of Interoperable E-books: What Libraries Need to Know Virtual conferences are new type of educational event that NISO is offering this year. These 5-6 hour conferences are held online in webinar-like formats, with … 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 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 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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NISO/DCMI Webinar: The RDA Vocabularies: Implementation, Extension, and Mapping

ABOUT THE WEBINAR During a meeting at the British Library in May 2007 between the Joint Steering Committee for the Development of RDA and DCMI, important recommendations were forged for the development of an element vocabulary, application profile, and value … Continue reading

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NISO Launches New Open Discovery Initiative to Develop Standards and Recommended Practices for Library Discovery Services Based on Indexed Search

The National Information Standards Organization (NISO) voting members have approved a new Open Discovery Initiative work item to develop standards and recommended practices for next generation library discovery services. Using an aggregated index search of a wide range of resources, … Continue reading

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