NISO Plus 2021 Content Now Openly Available

We’re delighted to announce that, six months on from NISO Plus 2021, we’re opening up the content for everyone to watch, use, share — and even cite! The 90 videos cover a wide range of important topics for the information community, from accessibility to standards in open research infrastructure, as well as NISO-specific content including an introduction to our organization by Executive Director Todd Carpenter and Associate Executive Director Nettie Lagace. If you haven’t already done so, we strongly encourage you to check out the videos of our keynote speakers (which have been openly available since shortly after the conference). …

HistoryIf You Were A Standard, Which One Would You Be?

If You Were A Standard, Which One Would You Be?

As part of the NISO Plus scholarship application process, we included this optional question: If you were an information standard, which one would you be and why?  (Hint, visit the standards page on the NISO website for inspiration!) To our delight, many of the applicants chose to respond, with a wonderful variety of answers. Amazingly, each of our scholarship winners chose a different standard to represent them — a nice reflection of the group’s diversity! We’re happy to share their answers here (anonymously) in hopes that you’ll enjoy them as much as we and our Scholarship Committee members did. 1)The …

History#NISOPlus20 — That’s A Wrap!

#NISOPlus20 — That’s A Wrap!

As a small organization of just seven staff, it truly took a village to make NISO Plus 2020 happen, and we are grateful to each and every one who helped make this inaugural conference such a success. We couldn’t have done it without our:   251 attendees — including 89 speakers and moderators  29 sponsors — terabyte to bit level 10 committee members — program and scholarship 16 awardees — Miles Conrad Award, Ann Marie Cunningham Service Award, NISO Fellow, and NISO Plus scholarships In case you didn’t hear, NISO Plus was a sellout! And one of the main reasons …