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NISO

National Information Standards Organisation (USA). NISO Standards cover many aspects of library science, publishing, and information services, and address the application of both traditional and new technologies to information services.

NISO

(National Information Standards Organization, Baltimore, MD, www.niso.org) A non-profit organization founded in 1939 that deals with bibliographic and related information standards. NISO represents the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) internationally in the International Organization for Standardization's technical committee for information and documentation, which is why NISO standards have ANSI/NISO designations. For example, OpenURL is the ANSI/NISO Z39.88 standard (see OpenURL). See ANSI and ISO.
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Nosotros defendemos la hipotesis que la participacion de los sindicatos es mediatizada dentro el proceso de construccion de la NISO 26 000.
NISO is actively soliciting feedback and comment from the community to help support areas of focus for our next steps.
IFLA began a Digital Reference Standards project in 2001 to work with a wide variety of groups, including the Reference and User Services Association (RUFA), OCLC, NISO, and the Virtual Reference Desk project (Fullerton, 2002).
For more information contact: NISO, National Bureau of Standards, Administration 101, Library E-106, Gaithersburg, MD 20899; 301-975-2814.
As noted in a 2013 presentation made by Nettie Lagace, NISO Associate Director of Programs, in order to be made useful:
Transforming the informal sector for Economic Development and more productive and Decent Work presents an advocacy agenda for NISO and draws on international best practices and experience in organising, formalising and developing the informal sector.
Researchers, vendor representatives, librarians, and others have worked collaboratively over the last several years through such entities as the International Standards Organization (ISO), NISO, the International Coalition of Library Consortia (ICOLC), and the Information Institute in the School of Information Studies at Florida State University to solicit library, vendor, and consortia compliance to key data elements regarding databases, online journals, and e-books.
To fulfill this mission, NISO engages libraries, publishers, information aggregators, and other organizations that support learning, research, and scholarship through the creation, organization, management, and curation of knowledge.
COUNTER has also worked with NISO on SUSHI (Standardized Usage [Statistics] Harvesting Initiative), to develop a protocol to facilitate the automated harvesting and consolidation of usage statistics from different vendors.
Neither the NISO conference nor the IMLS training advocated a dismissal of library input-output measurements.
3M Library Systems Collaborates with NISO to Enhance Future Library Self-Service Technologies
Don Hawkins checks in on page 1 from the virtual conference put on by NISO and NFAIS about the semantic web, which attempts to make some sort of order out of this thing we call the World Wide Web.