NASIG’s 30th Annual Conference – NASIG at 30: Building
the Digital Future
May 27th to May 30th 2015
NASIG delivers outstanding programming for everyone involved
in the electronic resources, scholarly communications,
continuing resource cataloging, and serials information
chain. Join us at the Hilton Crystal City, just outside
Washington, D.C. Between and after sessions, enjoy the
National Mall, the Smithsonian Museums, and all that this
wonderful city has to offer.
Please join us for our exciting joint program on information
policies with the Society for Scholarly Publishing on
Wednesday, May 27th, 2015. Admission to this program is
included in your full conference registration. More details
are available on the NASIG blog:
Check out our Post-conference workshops on May 30th and
• Getting Started With COUNTER Statistics (Jennifer
• Introduction to Name and Title Authorities for Serials
Catalogers (Les Hawkins & Hien Nguyen)
• Navigating Copyright as We Build the Digital Future
• Building Your Licensing and Negotiation Skills Toolkit
For more information on the Post-conference workshops,
sessions, and speakers, please see our online schedule:
Rates and General Conference Information are included in the
• Need to know the latest updates on standards and best
practices from NISO?
• Need to know more about E-Resources Licensing, Licensing
• Is your passion usage statistics and assessment of
• Is collection management part of your workflow?
• Need to enhance your knowledge of open access and
scholarly communication issues?
• Want to know more about ebook usage, moving to e-only
collections, getting the most from your discovery tools and
tracking systems, developing great assessment systems for
usage data, and much more?
• Want to connect with vendors and other representative
about new products, current offerings and ideas for
enhancing your collections? Then don’t miss the Vendor
Expo, May 29th, beginning at 11:45 am.
And please join us for a special celebration of NASIG’s
30th anniversary on the evening of May 29th at the Hilton
Crystal City! We’ll have fantastic desserts, NASIG
trivia, and plenty of fun.
NASIG continues its tradition of offering conferences that
have strong, engaging programs and numerous opportunities to
discuss issues and network in a relaxed environment with
colleagues — publishers, vendors, print and e-resources
providers, and librarians.
In addition to the keynote speakers (Dorothea Salo, Stephen
Rhind-Tutt, and Anne Kenney), this year’s thirty-plus
sessions provide an impressive array of topics to consider!
DATE: May 27-30, 2015
Post-conference Workshops: May 30 - 31
Vendor Expo: May 29 starting at 11:45 am
First Timer’s Reception: May 27, 5:00 pm at Hilton Crystal
Conference Opening and Social: May 27, 6:00 pm at Hilton
LOCATION: Hilton Crystal City, 2399 Jefferson Davis Highway,
Arlington, VA 22202, USA
Room reservations at the conference rate:
CONFERENCE CITY: Washington, D.C.
“NASIG is the place to be. It provides a venue for
education, stimulating and
thought-provoking discussion, new ideas and the best
networking opportunities that can be had.” -Char Simser,
Coordinator of Library Data and Electronic Publishing,
Kansas State University
We look forward to seeing you in Washington!
Mark Hemhauser & Ted Westervelt
Co-Chairs, NASIG Conference Planning Committee
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Charlene N. Simser
Publicist, NASIG, Inc.
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Established in 1985, NASIG is an independent organization
that promotes communication, information, and continuing
education about serials and the broader issues of scholarly
communication. For more information about NASIG, please