[Web4lib] NISO Discovery Tools Forum – Early Bird Discount Extended to March 19

Cynthia Hodgson chodgson at niso.org
Thu Mar 13 10:02:07 EDT 2008

Early bird discounted registration for the NISO forum, “Next Generation 
Discovery: New Tools, Aging Standards,” has been extended to March 19. 
Be sure to register by then to take advantage of the substantial 
discounts. NISO members are eligible for additional discounts.

This two-day event will take place on March 27-28, 2008 at the Friday 
Center Conference Center in Chapel Hill, NC. One-day regisration is also 

The forum will focus on the search-driven and network- (or browse) 
driven discovery tools and if standards are keeping pace with the next 
generation of tools. The speakers and topics for the forum are:

-- Opening Keynote by Richard Akerman, Technology Architect and 
Information Security Officer, National Research Council of Canada, 
Canada Institute for Scientific and Technical Information

-- Robert J. Sandusky, (Richard J. Daley Library, University of Illinois 
at Chicago) on Deep Indexing and Discovery 

-- Mike Teets (OCLC) on Identities, xISBN, and xISSN

-- Ralph LeVan (OCLC) on Search Web Services (SWS)

-- Vinod Chachra (VTLS) on Harvesting Data In Multiple Formats For 

-- Karen Hawkins (IEEE) on Scitopia

-- Peter Murray (OhioLINK) on Discovery Tools & the OPAC

-- John G. Dove (Credo Reference) on The Future of Reference in an 
Online World

-- Michael Winkler (University of Pennsylvania Libraries) on PennTags

-- Eric Schnell (The Ohio State University) and-Dave Munger 
(ResearchBlogging.org) on BPR3: Bloggers for Peer-Reviewed Research 

To register or for more information, visit the event webpage 
(http://www.niso.org/news/events_workshops/discovery08/) or contact 
Karen Wetzel, NISO Standards Program Manager, at kwetzel at niso.org.

/Thank you to our generous sponsors: EBSCO Information Services and Ex 
Libris are major sponsors of the Discovery Tools forum and Innovative 
Interfaces is sponsoring the breaks./ 

Note: This announcement was cross-posted.

Cynthia Hodgson
NISO Technical Editor Consultant
National Information Standards Organization
Email: chodgson at niso.org <mailto:chodgson at niso.org>
Phone: 301-654-2512

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