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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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NISO/DCMI Webinar: “International Bibliographic Standards, Linked Data, and the Impact on Library Cataloging”

DATE: 24 August 2011 TIME: 1:00pm – 2:30pm EDT (17:00-19:30 UTC) REGISTRATION: http://www.niso.org/news/events/2011/dcmi/linked ABOUT THE WEBINAR The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) is responsible for the development and maintenance of International Standard Bibliographic Description (ISBD), UNIMARC, and … Continue reading

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New SERU logo

SERU, a NISO Best Practice, is an easy way for libraries and publishers to streamline ordering  electronic resources — without the time and labor required to negotiate a license. And SERU now has a new logo available for use! To … Continue reading

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Cataloging Digital Media Using Current and Emerging Standards

Cataloging Digital Media Using Current and Emerging Standards (AACR2, RDA, and MARC) May 18, 2011 (Wednesday) 8:30 – 5:00; (8:30-9:00 registration & coffee) Location: Martin Luther King, Jr. Library 150 East San Fernando Street San Jose, CA 95112 Room 255/257 Speakers: … Continue reading

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NISO Creates Virtual PIE-J Interest Group

In the Fall of 2010, NISO (The National Information Standards Organization) established a working group known as PIE-J to create a set of best practices to provide guidance to publishers, platform providers, and others involved in the e-journal supply chain … Continue reading

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