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ALA Orlando: NISO MetaSearch Initiative

NISO MetaSearch Initiative
American Library Association Annual Meeting
Orlando, Florida
Monday, June 28, 9:30 am-11:00 am
Venue: J.W. Marriott Orlando Grande Lakes Resor, Palazzo G

NISO is hosting a meeting at the upcoming ALA Annual Meeting in Orlando to
update interested parties on the important Metasearch Initiative. All
those interested in metasearch activities--libraries, metasearch vendors,
publishers and aggregators--are encouraged to attend. You will hear about
the current activities of the three metasearch task groups;  and will have
an opportunity to provide your input to this very important initiative.

Andrew Pace, co-chair of this initiative, will provide the introduction
and then each of the three task groups will report on the status of their

Task Group 1: Access Management, Ted Koppel, TLC
Task Group 2: Collection Description, Julie Blume Nye, Fretwell-Downing
Task Group 3: Search and Retrieve, Matt Goldner, Fretwell-Downing.

This initiative is a very important one and needs your support. Please

Andrew Pace, co-chair
Jenny Walker, co-chair

Andrew K. Pace, M.S.L.S.
Head, Systems ~ NCSU Libraries
North Carolina State University ~ Raleigh, NC
Columnist, American Libraries
Columnist, Computers in Libraries
Co-Editor, Smart Libraries Newsletter
andrew_pace@ncsu.edu ~ 919-515-3087