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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 …

AnnouncementsGot Information-Related News or Ideas to Share? Sign Up for a Lightning Talk at #NISOPlus20!

Got Information-Related News or Ideas to Share? Sign Up for a Lightning Talk at #NISOPlus20!

Are you attending #NISOPlus20? Do you have updates you’d like to share with the information community? A new product or service? A NISO standard that you’ve implemented? A pilot project you’ve been working on? If so, we want to hear from you! In the spirit of making NISO Plus a place where people from right across the information community can come together to share ideas, discuss challenges and opportunities, help solve existing issues, and identify and address future problems, we are inviting suggestions for lightning talks from attendees.  You’ll get a (strictly timed!) five-minute slot and there will then be …

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Announcing the NISO Plus Program!

Drumroll please… We are delighted to announce the lineup for NISO Plus — and we hope you’ll agree that it’s unmissable! Thanks to the enthusiastic participation of our community, and the generous support of our sponsors, #NISOPlus20 will feature:  More than 50 experts from across the information industry, speaking on a wide range of topics, from AI and altmetrics to seamless access and statistics — and so much more! Keynotes by two renowned leaders in our community — Amy Brand (Director, The MIT Press) and danah boyd (Partner Researcher, Microsoft Research and Founder/President, Data & Society)  An in-depth video conversation …