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Standards IG meeting at ALA Nathan D.M. Robertson 20 Jun 2005 22:24 UTC


Highlights of Current and Emerging Standards

  LITA's Standards Interest Group Meeting
  Saturday June 25th
  4:30 - 5:30 PM
  Chicago Hilton & Towers, Williford C

Join us on Saturday at 4:30 for an exciting managed discussion on
current and emerging library technology standards:

* NISO Rights Expression Workshop
NISO recently held an invitational meeting to explore the
standards needed to support digital rights expression and
management for scholarly and educational information.
Denise Troll Covey, chair of the Workshop Planning Team, will
report on the workshop and its outcomes.

* Publishers' Perspective on License Expression
Alicia Wise, Chief Executive of the Publishers Licensing Society,
will discuss the value that publishers anticipate in a
standardized format for transmitting license and rights information.

* ONIX for Licensing Format
Brian Green, Executive Director of EDItEUR, will discuss the work
of EDItEUR to develop a prototype XML license expression schema
for inclusion in ONIX messages to transmit rights and licensing

* PREMIS (PREservation Metadata: Implementation Strategies)
The PREMIS Working Group released their Final Report in May.
Rebecca Guenther, Co-chair of the Working Group, will discuss the
PREMIS data dictionary and supporting XML schemas to support the
long-term preservation of digital material.

* Other Standards News

Jenny Walker, co-chair of the NISO Metasearch Initiative, will
provide an update on the initiative's progress.

Pat Harris, Executive Director of NISO, will highlight other
important NISO activities and news.