Join Us at NISO Plus for a Pre-conference Introduction to AI in Scholarly Communications

Need to get up to speed on AI and its use in the information community? On Monday, February 12 (1:00–5:00 pm ET), the National Information Standards Organization (NISO) will host a pre-conference, “Introduction to AI and Machine Learning in Scholarly Communications.” The in-person educational event will take place at the Hyatt Regency Inner Harbor in Baltimore, just one day prior to the fifth anniversary NISO Plus Baltimore conference. Since the launch of ChatGPT earlier this year, stories about AI have dominated the media. Everyone knows it’s important, but the current and potential impacts on individual roles and organizations are still …


Ed Pentz Is NISO’s 2024 Miles Conrad Award Winner

  We’re delighted to announce that Ed Pence of Crossref will be the recipient of the 2024 Miles Conrad Award, NISO’s lifetime achievement award for those working in the information community. Ed will receive his award at the awards luncheon taking place during the NISO Plus 2024 conference in Baltimore (12:00 pm ET on February 13), where he will also deliver the 2024 Miles Conrad Lecture.  Ed is the founding Executive Director of Crossref, the largest open scholarly infrastructure provider globally. As an active champion of openness in scholarly communication, he has driven or been involved in the founding and …


The Preliminary Program for NISO Plus 2024 in Baltimore Is Now Available

Here at NISO we’ve been hard at work planning for the NISO Plus 2024 conference in Baltimore, Maryland (February 13–14). Celebrating its fifth anniversary, the conference will continue to bring librarians, publishers, tech and service providers, government agencies, and more to address some of the biggest trends and issues in the information community. We are pleased to share that a preliminary agenda is now available, so take a look at what’s in store and register for the meeting now—the early bird deadline is January 8.                               …