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The speakers have been finalized for the NISO / EDItEUR webinar on ONIX=20
for Serials: Case Studies of Use, to be held on December 11, 2008 from=20
1:00 - 2:30 p.m. (Eastern Time). EDItEUR and NISO have also jointly=20
sponsored the ONIX for Serials projects, messaging formats developed to=20
provide a means of sharing information about serials products and=20
subscriptions so that it can be understood and used by computers=20
throughout the supply chain process.
Tim Devenport, Nature Publishing Group, will discuss ONIX SPS (Serials=20
Products and Subscriptions), which enables the communication of=20
information about serial subscription products, with or without price=20
information, including the option of sharing subscription information=20
relating to a particular subscriber.
Jerry Ward, ProQuest Platform Product Manager will speak on ONIX SOH=20
(Serials Online Holdings), which allows publishers and content providers=20
to communicate library-specific, detailed holdings information from=20
publications access management systems to libraries.
William Hoffman, Swets Information Services, will talk about ONIX SRN=20
(Serials Release Notification) is a format for communicating information=20
about the publication or electronic availability of one or more serial=20
releases=97letting you know when an item is available. SRN can work both=20
at the issue and article level to assist libraries in claiming and with=20
link resolver access.
Katharina Klemperer, EDItEUR Consultant, will join the webinar=20
presenters for the Q&A portion, where attendees will have ample=20
opportunity to ask questions during the event. The questions asked=20
during the event and their answers will be posting to the event website=20
following the webinar.
Who Should Attend
This webinar is for publishers and content providers who are interested=20
in learning how to implement the ONIX for Serials messages as a service=20
for their customers, and for librarians who are interested in receiving=20
this information and would like to learn more about how to do so. Anyone=20
who would like to know more about what information each of these message=20
formats provides will find this webinar useful.
Information and Registration:
Please visit the event website=20
(http://www.niso.org/news/events/2008/webinars/o4s) for more information=20
and to register. The fee is $59 for NISO and ALCTS members and $79 for=20
Note: This message has been cross-posted.
NISO Technical Editor Consultant
National Information Standards Organization
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