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June offers a variety of ways to engage with us at NISO! This month features educational programs on controlled digital lending, how open access and emerging technologies will shape the future of disciplines in the humanities, and the evolution of diverse and sustainable book publishing. We close out the month with our annual members meeting, which provides an update on NISO’s strategic goals and standards projects!

ISO TC 46 2023 Update
Monday, June 12, 3:00–4:00 pm EDT (US/Canada)

June’s Open Teleconference will recap the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) TC 46 Plenary meeting held in Paris, France, in May. TC 46 is an ISO technical committee focused on Information and Documentation, and NISO is designated by ANSI to represent U.S. interests as the Technical Advisory Group (TAG) to TC46.

Join us as members of the NISO team—Todd Carpenter, Executive Director, Keondra Bailey, Assistant Standards Program Manager, and Nettie Lagace, Assistant Executive Director—discuss the meeting, NISO's role there, and the current questions under consideration in TC 46 conversations. There are many international projects currently underway which have a relationship with and impact on standards work more locally in the U.S. library and information community.

Registration is not required for open teleconferences. See our event page for dial-in information. 

Controlled Digital Lending

Wednesday, June 14, 12:00–1:30 pm EDT (US/Canada)

Recognizing that no single library collection can possibly contain every publication required by its patrons, should stakeholders work toward a collaborative solution? This month’s webinar will explore controlled digital lending, as well as the sensitivities associated with it, in a world that increasingly reads electronically.

Special thanks to Program Advisors Jill Morris, Executive Director, PALCI and Boaz Nadav-Manes, Executive Director of Libraries, Lehigh University

Registration is not required for NISO members. Non-NISO members, please register (includes unlimited attendees from your organization). The recording will be shared with all registered attendees.

2023 NISO Humanities Roundtable

Tuesday, June 20, 10:30 am–4:30 pm EDT (US/Canada) 
Special Evening Keynote:  7:00
8:30 pm EDT (US/Canada) Lucy Montgomery, Professor of Knowledge Innovation, Curtin University

This day-length conference continues in the tradition of the previous 20 years by drawing on the expertise of scholarly associations, university presses, librarians, researchers, and more to provide participants with exciting discussions around the needs of those working in the humanities. This year’s program will examine how the transition to open access and the emergence of new technologies will shape the future of these disciplines. In addition to thought-provoking keynotes and expert panels, the event will include plenty of time for interactivity and discussion, providing a forum for stakeholders to come together and identify trends, share best practices, and set priorities that reflect the needs of the humanities community.

Confirmed speakers (additional speakers TBC): Divine Fuh, Director, HUMA, University of Cape Town; Bryn Geffert, Dean of Libraries and Professor of History, University of Vermont; Lucy Montgomery, Professor of Knowledge Innovation, Curtin University; Erinma Ochu, Wallscourt Associate Professor of Immersive Media in the College of Art, Technology and Environment at the University of the West of England, Bristol; Roopika Risam, Associate Professor in the Digital Humanities and Social Engagement Cluster, Dartmouth College; and Charles Watkinson, Associate University Librarian for Publishing/Director, University of Michigan Press.  

Thank you to our sponsors: EBSCOAtlaBowkerModern Language AssociationAUPressesProject MUSE, and Routledge/Taylor & Francis

Register. Discounts available for NISO Voting/LSA members and NASIG members, full-time students, and unemployed/retired registrants.

The Changing Standards Landscape: 16th Annual NISO/BISG Forum

Friday, June 23, 12:00—4:00 pm CDT (US/Canada)

McCormick Place Chicago Convention Center
2301 S. King Dr.
Chicago, IL 60616
Room: W176c

If you’re attending the American Library Association’s Annual Conference in Chicago, join us for the 16th annual NISO-BISG Changing Standards Landscape Forum! The theme this year is “Diverse & Sustainable: A Conversation About How Book Publishing Evolves.”

Confirmed speakers (additional speakers TBC): Todd Carpenter, Executive Director, NISO; Brian O’Leary, Executive Director, BISG; and Claudia Pilcher, Sustainability Planner, Scholastic. 

For all other ALA sessions in which NISO staff are participating, see our event page. This event is free to all registered, on-site attendees of the American Library Association 2023 Annual Meeting. There is no additional cost to attend. 

NISO Annual Members Meeting

Thursday, June 29, 11:00 am–12:30 pm EDT (US/Canada)

It’s time for our 2023 Annual Members Meeting! Hear from the NISO team about important organizational issues, including updates on progress of our strategic plan, the NISO Plus conference, our organizational finances, NISO’s international engagement, and our standards program. The meeting is also a chance for you to ask any questions you have about our organization and how we operate, as well as to share your feedback about NISO and our work.

This event is provided as a public service at no cost to the NISO community and to the broader information community. All (including nonmembers) are welcome to attend, but please register to receive login information.  

We’re looking forward to seeing you next month at one or more of these educational events! Check our event page for updates on speakers and more. 

The NISO Team

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