Join the National Information Standards Organization (NISO) for our update at ALA Midwinter in Atlanta! 

The NISO Update will take place on Saturday, January 21 (10:30 - noon in Georgia World Congress Center, Room B207), where you can hear the latest news about NISO's current efforts, including standards, recommended practices and community meetings covering many areas of interest to the library community.   [Link to ALA Scheduler

Working group/Standing committee members and staff will provide updates on projects, some newly under way:

* NISO Strategy and Directions (Todd Carpenter)
* Open Discovery Initiative (ODI)  (Laura Morse, Harvard University) 
* NISO Vocabularies (Sherle Abramson-Bluhm, University of Michigan) 
* Knowledge Base and Related Tools (KBART) (Noah Levin, Springer) 
* Flexible API Framework for E-Content in Libraries (FASTEN) (Nettie Lagace, NISO) 
* NISO Altmetrics Initiative (Nettie Lagace, NISO) 

Visit NISO at Booth #1706 in the Exhibits area, too!

Looking forward to seeing you....

Nettie Lagace
Associate Director for Programs
National Information Standards Organization (NISO)
3600 Clipper Mill Road, Suite 302
Baltimore, MD 21211
Mobile: 617-863-0501
Fax: 410-685-5278
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