Onix for Serials Webinar - Registration Open Pamela Bluh 10 Sep 2008 19:01 UTC

The ONIX for Serials Webinar sponsored by ALCTS, will take place on Thursday, September 25 at 1:00pm Eastern Time.  Registration is limited - there are only 25 spaces available.  Instructions to create a login are part of the registration process.  Membership in ALA and ALCTS is not required to participate, however it is necessary to register in order to login to sign up.  A description of the webinar may be found below, together with information about registration.   Price: $29.00.


ONIX for Serials is a family of XML formats for communicating information about

serial products and subscription information. The webinar will offer

participants information about the background and development of ONIX for

Serials, describe the various components of the ONIX for Serials suite, explain

the benefits of using ONIX for Serials, and outline the challenges to be faced

in introducing ONIX to the workplace.

ONIX for Serials is a joint project of EDItEUR, the international group coordinating development of the standards infrastructure for electronic commerce in the book and serials industries, and NISO, the US National Information Standards Organization.

Presented by Nathan Robertson, Director of Information Policy and Management at University of Maryland School of Law and Katharina Klemperer, Library and Information Systems Consulting. Nathan and Kathy were both heavily involved in the development of the ONIX for Serials standard.


Online registration for the ALCTS Onix for Serials Webinar is now up on the ALA Web site.


Here's the URL:  


Or you can get there from the ALA home page by following these clicks:


ALA home page / Events & Conferences/ Conference Registration / Distance Learning



Pamela Bluh

Past President, Association for Library Collections & Technical Services
(ALCTS) a division of the American Library Association


Associate Director for Technical
Services & Administration
Thurgood Marshall Law Library
University of Maryland
School of Law
501 West Fayette Street
Baltimore, MD 21201-1768

410-706-2372 FAX