Learn about the latest developments in Identifier Standards and what’s new in Content Identification at NISO’s two-part March webinar: Identifiers: New Problems, New Solutions. Each part is independent and can be registered for separately — or register for both and receive a 20% discount. The webinars will be held on the 2nd and 3rd Wednesdays in March from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. (Eastern time).
PART 1: WHAT’S IN A NAME? LATEST DEVELOPMENTS IN IDENTIFIERS
Topics and speakers for Part 1, What’s in a Name? Latest Developments in Identifiers, on March 10 are:
Linking Names: the Virtual International Authority File (VIAF), the International Standard Name Identifier (ISNI), and the Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID) — Dr. Thomas B. Hickey, Chief Scientist, OCLC
Why Name Identifiers — Robert Wolven, Associate University Librarian for Bibliographic Services and Collection Development, Columbia University
I2 (Institutional Identifiers) Working Group: Where We Are Now, What’s Ahead — Helen L. Henderson, Vice President, Marketing Research & Development, Ringgold, Inc.
PART 2: CONTENT IDENTIFICATION: WHAT’S NEW
Topics and speakers for Part 2, Content Identification: What’s New, on March 17 are:
Using Identifiers to Facilitate the E-book Supply Chain (Whatever That Turns Out to Be) — Brian Green, Executive Director, International ISBN Agency
ARK: Archival Resource Key — John A. Kunze, Preservation Technologies Architect, California Digital Library
New Applications of DOIs — Speaker TBA
Each part is independent; you may register for either one or both. Registrants for both parts receive a 20% discount. NISO and NASIG members may also register at a discounted rate. Registration is per site (defined as access for one computer).Can’t make it on the scheduled date or time? Registrants receive access to the recorded version for one year, which can be viewed at your convenience. For more information or to register, visit the event webpage. http://www.niso.org/news/events/2010/nameid/
This two-part webinar is sponsored by CrossRef (www.crossref.org)
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National Information Standards Organization