May 18, 2022

NISO Releases Updated Draft of SERU: A Shared Electronic Resource

From the National Information Standards Organization: The National Information Standards Organization (NISO) announces the availability of a draft update of SERU: A Shared Electronic Resource Understanding for public comment (NISO RP-7-201X) through February 19, 2012. SERU offers publishers and libraries the opportunity to save both the time and the costs associated with a negotiated and […]

New Issue Alert: Information Standards Quarterly (Fall 2011)

Information Standards Quarterly (Vol. 23, No. 4; Fall 2011;) The theme of this issue: Standards Implementation Benefits Via NISO: In the issue’s main feature article, Mary Jackson (Auto-Graphics, Inc.) quantifies the productivity benefits of implementing the NISO Circulation Interchange Protocol (NCIP) standard and illustrates the savings with case studies and before and after workflow comparisons. […]

New: Official Book Industry Study Group Policy Statement on Assigning ISBN's to Digital Products

From the Book Industry Study Group: The Book Industry Study Group (BISG) announced today the publication of a new Policy Statement detailing best practices for assigning ISBNs to digital products. Developed over the past 18 months within BISG’s Identification Committee, BISG Policy Statement POL-1101 addresses the critical need to reduce product identification confusion in the […]

New Full Text Issue: Information Standards Quarterly (ISQ), Winter 2011

Information Standards Quarterly, 2011 Winter 23(1):3. Note: This is the first open access issue of ISQ. Direct to Table of Contents: Information Standards Quarterly (ISQ) Winter 2011, Volume 23, Issue 1 Letter from the Managing Editor FEATURES NISO Year in Review 2010 by Karen Wetzel TC46 Year in Review 2010 by Cynthia Hodgson IN PRACTICE […]