ONIX-PL Webinar: Additional Resources

NISO ONIX-PL Webinar Slides
http://www.niso.org/news/events/2008/webinars/onixpl/onixplwebinar.pdf
Slides from the September 10, 2008 webinar, "ONIX for Publications Licenses (ONIX-PL): Simplifying License Expression."

NISO ONIX-PL Webinar Q&A
http://www.niso.org/news/events/2008/webinars/onixpl/questions/
Questions and Answers from the September 10, 2008 webinar, "ONIX for Publications Licenses (ONIX-PL): Simplifying License Expression." Not all the questions could be responded to during the live webinar, so those that could not be addressed at the time are also included with answers.

ONIX-PL Home (EDItEUR website)
http://www.editeur.org/21/ONIX-PL/

This page includes the format specification (ONIX-PL version 1.0) and a data dictionary, with plans to release schema, support tools (including OPLE), and more shortly.

ONIX-PL Working Group (NISO)

http://www.niso.org/publications/newsline/2008/newslineaugust2008.html#report5
Additional information on this group will be added to the NISO website shortly. This group is an outgrowth of the recently disbanded License Expression Working Group.

The Importance of Linking Electronic Resources and Their Licence Terms:
A Project to Implement ONIX for Licensing Terms for UK Academic Institutions

http://uksg.metapress.com/openurl.asp?genre=article&id=doi:10.1629/20235
Article by Brian Green and Liam Earney (Serials 20.3 [Nov. 2007]: 235-239). This article looks at the issues facing libraries as they seek to manage and communicate rights negotiated in an ever increasing number of licenses for online resources.

JISC ONIX-PL Website
http://www.jisc.ac.uk/whatwedo/programmes/programme_pals2/synthesis/standards/olt.aspx
JISC Collections identified a priority requirement by UK academic libraries for about 80 existing licenses to be available in machine-readable form, with full representation of the license, including all clauses and usage rights expressed. They are using ONIX-PL and the prototype OPLE editing tools to do this.

ONIX for Licensing Terms Description
http://www.niso.org/workrooms/lewg/ONIXforlicensingterms.pdf
FAQs on ONIX for Licensing Terms.

ONIX/ERMI Mapping & Encoding Format
http://www.niso.org/workrooms/lewg/#reference
The ONIX ERMI mapping is a valuable contribution to our license expression work and opens up development pathways between these complementary initiatives.