As a not-for-profit member organization, NISO relies on the support of our community. By participating in our activities—joining our working groups and committees, attending and speaking at our events, commenting on and implementing our standards—you make our work possible, and we are grateful to you all.
We are especially grateful to our growing community of members, whose financial support enables us to bring the information community together to help solve shared problems through the development of key standards. Crucially, this support also enables us to continue to make NISO standards freely available to the whole information community for use and application.
We are delighted to welcome these organizations as new NISO members for 2021:
CRKN—the Canadian Research Knowledge Network and NISO recently signed a consortium agreement to provide Library Standards Alliance (LSA) membership for all CRKN institutional members, as well as associate members participating in CRKN’s content licensing program. CRKN itself will continue as a Voting Member
Érudit—based in Quebec, Canada, Érudit’s mission is to promote and disseminate research and creation results. They join us as a Voting Member
KAUST—the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, founded in 2009, is Saudi Arabia’s first mixed-gender university. KAUST is joining NISO as an LSA Member
Lehigh University, a private research university in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, joins NISO as a Voting Member
University of Delaware, is a major research university that is also dedicated to outstanding undergraduate and professional education, is joining as an LSA Member
Our thanks to all our new members—and to our existing ones for their continued support in 2021. Benefits of membership include unlimited free registration for our monthly webinars, unlimited participation in our standards working groups and committees, recognition on our website, and more. If you’re interested in having more of a voice in the information standards community and would like to learn more about NISO membership for your organization, please contact us.