ALA Annual 2006: Serials Standards Update Forum Alice J. Rhoades 14 Jun 2006 19:01 UTC


Dear Colleagues,

You are cordially invited to attend the following program sponsored by the
ALCTS Serials Section Serials Standard Committee at ALA Annual 2006 in New

Title:  Serials Standards Update Forum
When: Sunday, June 25, 2006, 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Where: Sheraton New Orleans, Napoleon Ballroom B1/B2
Generously supported by: Swets Information Services

Regina Romano Reynolds, Head, National Serials Data Program (U.S. ISSN
Center), Library of Congress
Priscilla Caplan, Assistant Director for Digital Library Services, Florida
Center for Library Automation
Tim Jewell, Head of Collection Management Services, University of
Washington Libraries

Abstract: With the increasing uses of link resolvers and electronic
resources management software, interoperability among standards has been in
discussion among libraries, publishers and vendors. This forum will present
updates on serials standards developments affecting library serials
management. The topics include ISSN revision; ONIX for Serials transactions
(Serials Release Notification, Serials Online Holdings, and Serials
Products and Subscriptions); the Digital Library Federation's Electronic
Resource Management Initiative (ERMI); and the Standardized Usage
Statistics Harvesting Initiative (SUSHI).

To get copies of the presentation handouts, go to and click on the link for the Serials
Standards Update Forum Program, or go directly to:

Alice J. Rhoades
Serials Catalog Librarian
Fondren Library MS44
Rice University
P.O. 1892
Houston, TX 77251-1892

phone:  (713) 348-8713
fax:    (713) 348-5862