**Apologies for cross posting**
September is nearly here, and we are happy to share news about next month’s NISO events for the information community. First up, our monthly webinars — free for members — continue on September 8 with Data: Creation, Stewardship, Use. Our next training series, Organizational Planning for DEIA: A 100-Level Course, starts the following week (September 17), and we’ll end the month with our next virtual conference (September 29), focusing on Effective Data Management. Please mark your calendars and spread the word to your colleagues!
Webinar — Data: Creation, Stewardship, Use (FREE for NISO members)
Wednesday September 8, 11.00am - 12.30pm (EDT Canada/USA)
This webinar will assess the data needs of researchers and the response from the information community, from a variety of perspectives — the librarians, the publishers, the service providers, and importantly, the researchers themselves. Speakers: Bob Boissy, Springer Nature; Srinivasan KG Govindarajan, Straive; Graham Smith, Springer Nature; Robin Taylor, National Library of Medicine; Jennifer Thoegersen, Oslo Metropolitan University; and Amanda Wilson, Office of Engagement and Training, National Library of Medicine.
Sign up now — registration includes an unlimited number of attendees from your organization
Training Series — Organizational Planning for DEIA: A 100-Level Course (DISCOUNT for NISO members)
Friday September 17 to Friday November 5 (eight sessions), 11.30am-1.00pm ET (Canada/US)
Our new online training series is intended to help staff at small- to medium-size organizations who have been tasked with planning a DEIA program or initiative. Facilitated by Dr. Antonia Olivas, Engagement and Inclusion Librarian at California State University San Marcos, the training series will help you organize your thinking by addressing questions such as: What needs to be considered? What will help lower the barriers to inclusion? Who needs to be involved? How will you measure progress? And more …
Registration numbers will be limited to ensure the best possible experience for participants, so we strongly encourage you to sign up now — and also benefit from the early bird discount, good through September 10!
Virtual Conference — Effective Data Management (DISCOUNT for NISO members)
Wednesday September 29, 12.00pm - 4.00pm EDT (Canada/USA)
Effective data management, including the development of robust strategies for data collection and for data management, handling, and preservation, is essential. The speakers at this virtual conference will help us understand the state of current practice, as well as identifying potential areas of concern — and opportunity! More information about the program and speakers will be available on our website shortly.
Sign up now — discounted registration for NISO members includes an unlimited number of attendees from your organization!
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