NISO Standards Update at ALA 2019

Conferences Attending

About this Event

The annual NISO Update, traditionally held during ALA, provides the latest news about NISO's current efforts, including standards, recommended practices, and community meetings covering many areas of interest to the library community. Working group members will provide updates on projects newly underway or recently completed. 

Offering updates in 2019 were the following confirmed speakers:

  • NISO Annual Report - Todd Carpenter, Executive Director, NISO
  • Open Discovery Initiative - Laura Morse, Director, Library Systems, Harvard University
  • Transfer - Linda Wobbe, eJournal Relations Manager, SCELC
  • KBART Automation - Stephanie Doellinger, Senior Metadata Operations Manager, OCLC
  • Content Platform Migrations - Nettie Lagace, Associate Director for Programs, NISO


Event Sessions

Welcome and Introductions


Open Discovery Initiative


Laura Morse

Director, Library Systems & Support
Harvard University

Transfer Code of Practice


Linda Wobbe

eJournal Relations Manager
SCELC (Statewide California Electronic Library Consortium)

KBART Automation


Better Access to Scholarly Content


Additional Information

To view the NISO Events at DC: ALA 2019 Annual Conference, click here.

To view events at the 2019 Midwinter Meeting click here.

To view the Twelfth Annual NISO/BISG forum: The Changing Standards Landscape, click here.