AnnouncementsCounting Down to #NISOPlus20!

Counting Down to #NISOPlus20!

On February 23, we’ll be welcoming close to 250 attendees to a sold-out inaugural NISO Plus conference in Baltimore, MD — and it promises to be an event to remember!  Together with our steering committee of NISO Board members, we’ve put a lot of thought and effort into making NISO Plus a bit different from the average industry conference. From the outset, we wanted the focus to be on engaging with you, our community. So, not only will attendees be hearing from some of the brightest and best in our industry, who will be speaking at the conference, but we …

AnnouncementsIntroducing the #NISOPlus20 Scholarship Awardees!

Introducing the #NISOPlus20 Scholarship Awardees!

We are delighted to announce that, thanks to the generous support of the Alfred P Sloan Foundation and our Byte level sponsors, we have awarded 12 scholarships for the inaugural NISO Plus conference. There are two categories of scholarship — Early Career and Equity & Diversity — and we received a total of nearly 60 applications. With support from NISO staff, these were reviewed by a small committee comprising Rhonda Ross (ACS), Peter Simon (NewsBank Inc), and Miranda Walker (Wolters Kluwer) — all NISO Board members; and Simon Holt (Elsevier), Sara Rouhi (PLOS), and Stephanie Sendaula (Library Journal). Our thanks …

AnnouncementsWe Love Our Sponsors!

We Love Our Sponsors!

What better way to celebrate Valentine’s Day than by saying a big thank you to all our sponsors — your support has made #NISOPlus20 possible!  We’ve received contributions from 28 organizations — small and large, nonprofit and commercial, national and international — and we appreciate each and every one. Thanks to the generous support of the Alfred P Sloan Foundation — with a little help from our Byte-level sponsors (Atypon, Crossref, Elsevier, IEEE, KnowledgeSpeak, Library Market, OCLC, Project MUSE, and SPIE) — we are delighted to have awarded NISO Plus scholarships to 12 information professionals (eight US-based and four international)*. …