Baltimore, MD - January 20, 2016 - The National Information Standards
Organization's (NISO) 2016 series of Virtual Conferences offers useful
six-hour programs featuring recognized professionals discussing topics of
immediate and practical value:

Using Open Source in Your Institution
(February 17)
Justifying the Library: Using Assessment To Justify Library Investments
(April 20)
BIBFRAME & Real World Applications of Linked Bibliographic Data
(June 15)
Data Curation: Cultivating Past Research Data for Future Consumption
(August 31)
(October 5)
Making Certain Digital Content is Preserved: Archiving Digital Resources
(December 7)

With a paid subscription to this package, access to a follow-up Training
Thursday webinar is included for three of the six conferences. Included

GitHub: How To Use It to Greatest Effect
<> (Feb 25)
Making Assessment Work: Using ORCIDs To Improve Your Institutional
<> (April
Emerging Tools To Improve Management of Data
<> (Sept 8)

Those Training Thursday events are FREE if an organization purchases one of
the two available subscription package options:

NISO LSA and Voting members have the opportunity to purchase all six of
this year's virtual conferences for the price of three: *Buy 3, Get 3 Free*.
All others have the option of the *Buy 4, Get 2 Free* subscription. For
specific payment and registration instructions, visit NISO's website
The first virtual conference is just weeks away—don't miss out!

*About NISO*
NISO, based in Baltimore, Maryland, fosters the development and maintenance
of standards that facilitate the creation, persistent management, and
effective interchange of information so that it can be trusted for use in
research and learning. To fulfill this mission, NISO engages libraries,
publishers, information aggregators, and other organizations that support
learning, research, and scholarship through the creation, organization,
management, and curation of knowledge. NISO works with intersecting
communities of interest and across the entire lifecycle of information
standards. NISO is a not-for-profit association accredited by the American
National Standards Institute (ANSI). For more information, visit the NISO
website <>.
For More Information, Contact: Jill O'Neill
Phone: 301-654-2512
Email Jill O'Neill


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