Transforming the informal sector for Economic Development and more productive and Decent Work presents an advocacy agenda for NISO
and draws on international best practices and experience in organising, formalising and developing the informal sector.
is the information standards organization for a more general organization, the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).
It's gratifying to see the support for the Open Discovery Initiative recommendations from such preeminent content providers, and we hope that others will follow this lead," said Todd Carpenter, Executive Director of NISO
president John O'Shaughnessy said urgent action was needed.
Chief Executive Pierce Martin added: "At every election there are always tales of people falling off ladders or over walls or being bitten by dogs.
The Metadata Encoding and Transmission Standard (METS) (Library of Congress, 2005), NISO
will be available to various organizations within the CAF.
For the latest in terms of network statistics data elements, definitions, and methodologies, readers are encouraged to review the NISO
At this time of change and disruption for the publishing and library sectors, the role that NISO
plays in bringing together these two communities to facilitate access to knowledge through standards development is ever more important," said Reid.
This work is represented by the development of the Question Interchange Profile (Lankes, 2002) and the newly initiated work of NISO
(National Information Standards Organization) Standards Committee AZ (NISO
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