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Congratulations to our 2022 Awardees!

Each year, one of the NISO Plus conference highlights is our awards ceremony, where we introduce the new cohort of NISO Plus scholarship winners, recognize key community members for their service, and honor the recipient of the Miles Conrad Award — this year’s awardee is Dr. Patricia Flatley Brennan, Director of the National Library of Medicine. The Miles Conrad Award was established by NFAIS in 1965, to recognize the contributions of those whose lifetime achievements have moved the information community forward. Previous awardees include Heather Joseph, Executive Director of SPARC (2021) and James G. Neal, University Librarian Emeritus, Columbia University …


Congratulations to the NISO Plus 2022 scholarship winners!

Like the conference itself, the NISO Plus scholarship program is now in its third year. Intended for anyone who feels that their voice and views are currently under-represented in the information community, the program is part of our strategic goal to improve diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility. This year’s scholarships are being supported by OCLC and, as always, deciding who — among so many strong candidates — should be awarded a scholarship was challenging. We are very grateful to the Review Committee* (which included several past and present scholarship winners) for tackling the task so thoughtfully. and we are delighted …


Last Week for NISO Plus Early Bird Registration!

We’re counting the weeks till the NISO Plus conference (February 15-17, 2022), and counting the days till the early bird discount ends on January 7! Thanks to our generous sponsors, we’ve been able to keep the cost of registration affordable for all. There are deep discounts for NISO members; groups of five or more; students, early career, and unemployed professionals; and those who live outside the top 30 International Monetary Fund GDP countries. And members and non-members alike can benefit from even lower prices — up to $80 less per ticket — by booking now at the early bird rate! …