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Minitex News articles tagged with "NISO" (32):

Open for public comment: NISO’s Draft Interoperable System of Controlled Digital Lending Recommended Practice

Controlled Digital Lending (CDL) allows libraries to replicate the right to lend their legally acquired items in a digital format to patrons under “controlled” conditions, meaning a library can lend only the number of copies of a specific title that it owns and that controls are implemented to prevent copying or distribution of the work. The comment period closes April 21.

NISO’s Recommended Practice for Video and Audio Metadata now available for public comment

The National Information Standards Organization (NISO) announced today that its draft Video and Audio Metadata Recommended Practice is now available for public comment through August 5, 2022. This new Recommended Practice establishes guidelines for metadata for video and audio assets including administrative metadata, semantic metadata, technical metadata, rights metadata, and accessibility metadata.

Please share your insights on controlled digital lending

Gerri Moeller, head of Minitex's Resource Sharing & Delivery services, has been tapped by NISO to serve on a working group that will develop a "consensus framework for implementing controlled digital lending (CDL) of book content by libraries." She'd love to hear about your experiences with CDL.

NISO’s August Two-Part Webinar Is All About Open!

I'm writing to remind you about the upcoming two-part webinar, By Faculty and For Students and Open Access Monographs, from 12:00 - 1:30 pm on August 12 and 19. Part One: By Faculty and For Students: Supporting Open Educational Resources (August 12), Part Two: Open Access Monographs: What You Need To Know (August 19).

NISO Webinar: Labor and Capacity for Research Data Management, Part One

For any library serving a research community, research data management continues to be a significant area of interest and concern. Significant labor must be applied to the curation and preservation of such data and additional resources allocated to ensure on-going access.

The Impact of the Interface: Traditional and Non Traditional Content

Rob Sanderson of the J. Paul Getty Trust tweeted in 2018 that “The interface /is/ the application, regardless of the technology.

Register for upcoming NISO events

All upcoming NISO events will be held in the Minitex River Room, Room 60 Wilson Library. These offer an opportunity to enjoy some light refreshments and the chance to chat with colleagues. 

NISO Virtual Conference: Is This Still Working? Incentives to Publish, Metrics, and New Reward Systems

The primary selling point of metrics for the academic researcher was the promise that the proof provided by such metrics of the value of one’s work would be the increased and long-term funding needed to do such work.