Jun 21, 2022The 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.
Mar 11, 2022Gerri 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.
Aug 4, 2020I'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).
Feb 17, 2020
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.
Oct 25, 2019
Rob Sanderson of the J. Paul Getty Trust tweeted in 2018 that “The interface /is/ the application, regardless of the technology.
Jul 8, 2019
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.
Mar 5, 2019
NISO Virtual Conference: Is This Still Working? Incentives to Publish, Metrics, and New Reward Systems
Jan 11, 2019
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.
Jan 11, 2019
This session will examine various aspects of access and authentication controls in the context of digital information resources. Is there a scalable approach that can satisfy the needs of both corporate as well as academic environments?