Bibliographic Roadmap

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Work to make vocabularies work across systems

Work to make vocabularies work across systems - create and manage mappings; work on diversity issues, such as how to connect bibliographic data to scientific data; explore exchange formats and application profiles.

 

Some considerations are: mapping challenges, data inconsistency, directions, vocabularies, etc. as described in https://sites.google.com/site/nisobibrm/breakout-group-interoperability

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Improve the ability of our data to be consumed and manipulated

Improve the ability of our data to be consumed and manipulated by machines (e.g. limit assumptions about consumers/users) A strategy emphasized in order to improve interoperability between existing systems and standards, enable better visibility of library data (bibliographic data) for end users on the web, enable use by a broader variety of users and systems with no boundaries, enhance collaborative and shared infrastructures ...more »

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E-Books: Chapter-level identifier

Chapter-level products are now emerging in the marketplace. Can NISO sponsor creation of a chapter-level identifier for the sales channel? Can NISO sponsor creation of best practices for chapter distribution - for example, what additional material (such as front matter, etc.) should be included in the distribution?

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Behaving like a startup

During the BookExpo meeting, the President of Bloomsbury publishing said (paraphrasing), "Any company that isn't behaving like a start-up is doomed". What does this mean? How can a large institution be more nimble, act more quickly, adopt new tech more easily? What can be learned from startups and what can be avoided?

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Further explore rules-related challenges

Given the impact of rules, authority issues, where core, basic data is required; there is a need for extensibility/scalability; and data and standards are dynamic, should we: identify the scale of the problem; determine its starting point; determine format and cataloging rules; manage semantic vocabularies and content through application community profiles; determine question of how one size can fit all (libraries, ...more »

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