NISO Plus 2021 has ended
NISO Plus 2021 is going to be a global virtual event, happening literally around the world February 22-25, 2021. Building on the wonderful response to NISO Plus 2020, we’re bringing the same quality of content and conversation to this born-digital event, with dozens of amazing speakers and keynotes from across the globe. Scheduled to maximize attendance from as many timezones as possible, there will be things for you to see and do around the clock if you wish...or, pick and choose to make the experience perfect for your interests.

Tuesday, February 23 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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NISO Discourse Discussion for this session

NISO projects are numerous, diverse in output, coverage, and participation, and ACTIVE! This session will support presentations from a small selection of current efforts, all at different stages of their lifecycles. Following project presentations, we will move into breakout rooms for more direct project Q&A and discussions.

Manuscript Exchange Common Approach
Speakers: Tony Alves, Stephen Laverick

Content Platform Migrations
Speaker: Athena Hoeppner

KBART (Knowledge Bases and Related Tools)
Speakers: Stephanie Doellinger, Robert Heaton, Noah Levin, Andrée Rathemacher

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Peter Simon

Vice President, Product Management, NewsBank inc
Peter Simon is Vice President, Product Management at NewsBank, inc. He directs the development of key products while working on numerous strategic initiatives important to the growth of the company.Simon began his career as an Editor at RR Bowker; progressed to Executive Vice President... Read More →

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Stephen Laverick

Green Fifteen Consultancy / Typefi
Stephen has over 20 years’ experience in scholarly publishing with time spent working in both the UK and China.Primarily focused on digital publishing solutions, during his time as Technical Director at The Charlesworth Group, Stephen was instrumental in overseeing the development... Read More →
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Noah Levin

Co-Chair NISO KBART Standing Committee, NISO KBART Standing Committee
Noah Levin is the Co-Chair of the NISO KBART Standing Committee and a member of the KBART Automation Working Group. Noah has spent the last 20 years designing and creating metadata workflows for large Academic and Trade Publishers; managing their Link Resolver/Discovery data, MARC... Read More →

Andree J. Rathemacher

Head, Acquisitions, University of Rhode Island
Andrée Rathemacher is Head of Acquisitions at the University of Rhode Island, where she administers the materials budget and is responsible for the purchase and licensing of library materials in all formats and the management of electronic resources. She is currently the co-Chair... Read More →
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Stephanie Doellinger

Senior Metadata Operations Manager CI & KB, OCLC
Stephanie Doellinger is a Senior Metadata Operations Manager at OCLC. Over her 10-year tenure, she and her team have worked with both publishers and libraries to manage the processing and validation of e-resource metadata which make up the WorldCat knowledge base and Central Index... Read More →
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Athena Hoeppner

Discovery Services Librarian, University of Central Florida
Athena Hoeppner is the Discovery Services Librarian at the University of Central Florida, in Orlando, Florida. Her career in academic libraries spans 25 years with roles in public services, systems, and technical services. In her current role, she jointly oversees the eResources lifecycle... Read More →
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Robert Heaton

Collection Management Librarian, Utah State University
Looking for answers: How will we keep paying for all this stuff? How are we going to archive all this digital stuff? How can we align author incentives, the publishing marketplace, and the future of the scholarly record? When will libraries benefit from well-designed free software... Read More →
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Tony Alves

SVP, Product Management, HighWire Press
Thirty years of scholarly publishing experience including product development, software design, content acquisition, international client management, organization building and business development. In depth understanding of all aspects of the publishing process, particularly related... Read More →

Tuesday February 23, 2021 2:00pm - 3:00pm EST
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