National Information Standards Organization

Model Language on Library Data Ownership

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In September, Carl Grant wrote a blog post on the ownership of library data ("We have a problem... another vendor appearing to need education about exactly W...

What To Do With ISO 2709:2008?

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My employer recently became a member of NISO and I was made the primary representative. This is my first formal interaction with the standards organization...

Video Tour of OPAC Discovery Layer Tools

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In March, I gave a presentation at the NISO forum on Next Generation Discovery Tools: New Tools, Aging Standards. For those that were there, you may remembe...

What’s the Deal with NCIP?

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What's the deal with NCIP? For those that don't know, NCIP is the NISO protocol that attempts to "define the various transactions needed to support circulat...

Notes from the LITA Standards IG meeting

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[Aside: I'm not quite sure what the procedure is for posting on LITAblog.org. This report was posted there last night to appear at something like http://ww...