ONIX for Serials

Online Information Exchange (ONIX) for Serials is a family of XML formats for communicating information about serial products and subscription information. The webcast offers participants information about the background and development of ONIX for Serials, describes the various components of the ONIX for Serials suite, explains the benefits of using ONIX for Serials, and outlines the challenges to be faced in introducing ONIX to the workplace.

Who Should Attend

Anyone with an interest in the topic or need for the information.

Course Level & Prerequisites

None.

Presenter

Nathan Robertson, Director of Information Policy and Management at the Thurgood Marshall Law Library, University of Maryland School of Law and Katharina Klemperer, Library and Information Systems Consulting. Nathan and Kathy were both heavily involved in the development of the ONIX for Serials standard.

Date

Originally presented September 25, 2008. Available 24/7.

Credits

None.

Fee

Free.

Technical Requirements

Computer with Internet access (high-speed connection is best) and media player software. Headphones recommended.

Registration

No registration required. Access the webcast now.

Questions?

For questions or comments related to the webcast, contact Julie Reese, ALCTS Events Manager at 1-800-545-2433, ext. 5034 or jreese@ala.org.

Sponsored by

  • Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS), a division of the American Library Association (ALA)
  • National Information Standards Organization (NISO)
  • Southeastern Library Network (SOLINET)