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Free 4th Annual NISO/BISG Standards Forum to Take Place at ALA Annual, June 25, 2010 Cynthia Hodgson 13 May 2010 00:22 UTC

The NISO/BISG Changing Standards Landscape fourth annual forum will be held
in conjunction with ALA Annual Conference in Washington, DC on June 25th
from 12:30 - 4:00 p.m., in the Washington Convention Center, Room 150B. This
free, open event is organized jointly by the National Information Standards
Organization (NISO) and the Book Industry Study Group (BISG). Both
organizations support, promote and maintain standards and best practices in
the information community. This year's program will focus on standards as
experienced by readers and other content consumers. RSVPs should be sent to

The forum will again be organized into three programmatic themes:

Identify and Describe
--	101 Primer  on the Roadmap of Identifiers (Scott Lubeck, Executive
Director, BISG)
--	Identification of E-books - One Year Later (Mark Bide, Executive
Director, EDItEUR)

Format, Discover, and Retrieve
--	Discovery Tools - Changing the Nature of Collections in an
Item-centered World (Jane Burke, Senior Vice President, ProQuest and Serials
--	Ontologies & User Needs in Publishing (Jabin White, Director of
Strategic Content, Wolters Kluwer Health - Professional & Education)

Purchase and Use
--	Mashing Data for New Discovery (Jeremy York, Assistant Librarian,
University of Michigan Library, & Project Librarian, HathiTrust)
--	MESUR: MEtrics from Scholarly Usage of Resources (Johan Bollen,
Associate Professor, School of Informatics and Computing, Center for Complex
Networks and System Research, Indiana University)

For more information about The Changing Standards Landscape, visit or

Cynthia Hodgson
NISO Technical Editor Consultant
National Information Standards Organization
Phone: 301-654-2512