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*NISO Forum: The Future of Library Resource Discovery*

NISO will host a two–day meeting to take place in *Baltimore, Maryland on
October 5 & 6, 2015* on *The Future of Library Discovery*
<http://www.niso.org/news/events/2015/October_discovery/>. In February
2015, NISO published a white paper commissioned from library consultant
Marshall Breeding by NISO's Discovery to Delivery Topic Committee. The
in-person meeting will be an extension of the white paper with a series of
presenters and panels offering an overview of the current resource
discovery environment. Attendees will then participate in several
conversations that will examine possibilities regarding how these
technologies, methodologies, and products might be able to adapt to changes
in the evolving information landscape in scholarly communications and to
take advantage of new technologies, metadata models, or linking
environments to better accomplish the needs of libraries to provide access
to resources.

*Confirmed speakers include:*


   - *Opening Keynote:* *Marshall Breeding*, Independent Library
   Consultant, www.librarytechnology.org


   - *Scott Bernier*, Senior Vice President, Marketing, EBSCO


   - *Michael Levine-Clark*, Professor / Associate Dean for Scholarly
   Communication and Collections Services, University of Denver Libraries


   - *Gregg Gordon, *President & CEO, Social Sciences Research Network
   (SSRN)


   - *Neil Grindley*, Head of Resource Discovery, Jisc


   - *Karen Resch McKeown*, Director, Product Discovery, Usage and
   Analytics, Gale | Cengage Learning


   - *Jason S. Price, Ph.D.*, Director of Licensing Operations, SCELC
   Library Consortium


   - *Mike Showalter*, Executive Director, End-User Services, OCLC


   - *Christine Stohn*, Product Manager, ExLibris Group


   - *Julie Zhu*, Manager, Discovery Service Relations, Marketing, Sales &
   Design, IEEE


   - *Closing Keynote:* *Peter Murray*, Library Technologist and blogger at
   the Disruptive Library Technology Jester <http://dltj.org/>


*Early Bird rates until September!* The cost to attend the two-day seminar
in person for NISO Members (Voting or LSA) is only $250.00;
Nonmember: $300.00; and for Students: $150.00. To register, click here
<http://www.niso.org/news/events/2015/October_discovery/>.

Please visit the event page
<http://www.niso.org/news/events/2015/October_discovery/> for the most
up-to-date information on the agenda, speakers and registration information.

For any questions regarding attending this NISO event, contact Juliana
Wood, Educational Programs Manager, via email [log in to unmask] or phone
301.654.2512.

We hope to see you in Baltimore in the Fall!

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Juliana Wood, Educational Programs Manager
National Information Standards Organization (NISO)
3600 Clipper Mill Road, Suite 302
Baltimore, Maryland 21211
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P: 301.654.2512
F: 410.685.5278

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