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Friday, November 4 • 3:35pm - 4:15pm
Access All Around: A NISO Update on Open Access Discovery and Access-Related Projects

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In this session, members of the NISO Discovery to Delivery Topic Committee will discuss NISO projects, recommendations and standards dealing with hot topics around discovery and access of electronic content. Presentations will include updates on open access discovery, specifically the recommended practice Access and License Indicators (ALI) and discussion of a new project proposal regarding discoverability of open access material. In addition, we will discuss two new projects. The first involves automatic transfer of packages and institutional entitlements from information providers to knowledge bases for the identification of institutional access rights using the KBART recommended practice. The second work item refers to link origin tracking that allows information providers, particularly publishers to track originating access to their content. We will include examples of how this NISO work will help the different industry stakeholders in their everyday work. We hope for a lively discussion and feedback from the audience.

The mission of the National Information Standards Organization (NISO) is to foster the development and maintenance of standards that facilitate the creation, persistent management, and effective interchange of information so that it can be trusted for use in research and learning. NISO brings together publishers, libraries, and software developers to collaborate on mutually accepted standards — solutions that enhance operations today and form a foundation for the future.

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Pascal Calarco

University Librarian, University of Windsor
I'm interested in approaches to doing library assessment at scale, digital scholarship in smaller libraries, newspaper digitization programmes, open access mandates and growing senior leaders in academic libraries.
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John G Dove

Consultant, Paloma & Associates
I'm best known for the role I had in building Credo Reference into a well-respected online reference tool for libraries that is deeply linked into the resources of its host library--thereby serving one of the important features of an online encyclopedia. | | Since leaving Credo at the end of 2014 I have begun writing and speaking about Open Access (see posts on my LinkedIn profile). I've put particular emphasis on ways in which the... Read More →

Christine Stohn

Senor Product Manager, Discovery & Delivery, Ex Libris
Christine Stohn is a senior product manager in the Discovery and Delivery business unit at Ex Libris, including Primo and bX. Christine has over 20 years of experience in the library industry, having worked on the content and data side before joining Ex Libris in 2001. Christine holds a degree in library sciences from the Free University in Berlin and an information systems degree from the Open University in the UK.

Friday November 4, 2016 3:35pm - 4:15pm
Salon II, Gaillard Center 95 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401