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Table of Contents
- Call for NISO Board Candidates
- NISO to Host 2014 ISO TC46 Plenary Meeting Week in Washington, DC
- NISO Two-Part March Webinar: The Infrastructure of Open Access
- NISO April Webinar: Back from Marrakesh: Implementing an Accessible Content World
- NISO April Virtual Conference: Dealing with the Data Deluge: Successful Techniques for Scientific Data Management
- New on the NISO Website
New Specs & Standards
- Force11 Data Citation Synthesis Working Group, Joint Declaration of Data Citation Principles
- JPEG Committee, Birth of JPEG video
- ANSI Seeks Input on Proposed Revisions to OMB A-119, "Federal Participation in the Development and Use of Voluntary Consensus Standards and in Conformity Assessment Activities"
- ISO/IEC 20016-1:2014, Information technology for learning, education and training – Language accessibility and human interface equivalencies (HIEs) in e-learning applications – Part 1: Framework and reference model for semantic interoperability
- World Wide Web Consortium, RDF 1.1 is a W3C Recommendation
- New NDSA Report: The Benefits and Risks of the PDF/A-3 File Format for Archival Institutions
- SCOAP3 Lifts Off: An Interview with Ann Okerson
- UNESCO Publishes Guidelines to Compare Institutional Repository Software
- Orphan Works and Mass Digitization; Request for Additional Comments and Announcement of Public Roundtables
- Academic Torrents Offers New Means of Storing, Distributing Scholarly Content
- Bad Scholarship and Us
- New Whitepaper Advises Academic Publishers to Think Outside the Book