Cory Doctorow to Keynote at NISO Plus 2021!

We’re thrilled to announce that the well-known science fiction author, activist, and journalist, Cory Doctorow, will be a keynote at NISO Plus 2021! In addition to being a prolific and highly successful writer of both fiction and non-fiction, Cory is also a special consultant to the Electronic Frontier Foundation, a non-profit civil liberties group that defends freedom in technology law, policy, standards and treaties. He holds an honorary doctorate in computer science from the Open University (UK), where he is a Visiting Professor; he is also a MIT Media Lab Research Affiliate and a Visiting Professor of Practice at the …

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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 …