Don't forget to include these NISO events in your schedule for ALA in Orlando!
NISO/BISG 10th Annual Forum at the American Library Association 2016 Annual Meeting
The Changing Standards Landscape: The User Experience
Friday, June 24, 2016, 12:00 P.M.-4:00 P.M., EDT
Orange County Convention Center, Room W103B
In the tenth annual Changing Standards Landscape event, we'll examine the full spectrum of the user experience with ebooks, including patron attitudes toward digital borrowing and reading, privacy and security of patron data, and the increasingly important area of digital book accessibility standards and best practices. The Forum, which is sponsored by Bowker and Crossref, will open with a discussion on the findings of a recent joint ALA/BISG survey illuminating patron attitudes on digital library usage.
Please RSVP here, and for more information, visit the event page.
NISO Altmetrics Initiative: Supporting Altmetrics in the Community
Saturday, June 25, 2016, 2:00-3:30 P.M, EDT
Hyatt Regency Orlando
Room Bayhill 22
NISO's Altmetrics Initiative is now in its final stages, with several community-crafted documents nearly at publication stage. This session will discuss the creation of recommended practices intended to support further uptake of so-called "alternative" metrics and measurements for electronic publications: definitions and use cases describing altmetrics in general, recommendations for the use of data metrics, tools for supporting persistent identifiers, and a Code of Conduct for data providers. For more information, visit the event page.
NISO Standards Update Meeting
Sunday, June 26, 2016, 1:00-2:30 P.M., EDT
Hyatt Regency Orlando
Room Celebration 04
The NISO Update provides the latest news about NISO's current efforts, including standards, recommended practices and community meetings covering many areas of interest to the library community. Working group members will provide updates on projects newly underway or recently completed. Confirmed topics include the NISO Bibliographic Roadmap work; KBART (KnowledgeBases and Related Tools); SUSHI; and the Open Discovery Initiative. For more information, visit the event page.