NISO Receives Mellon Foundation Grant to Support Standards Development Pre-work with the Internet Archive for E-Book Annotation Sharing - National Information Standards Organization

Connotea Imports 2012-07-31

Summary:

"The National Information Standards Organization (NISO) has been awarded a $48,500 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to fund two standards incubation workshops, which it will lead with the Internet Archive, on the topic of E-Book Annotation Sharing and Social Reading....The two workshops will advance the discussions around system requirements for annotation sharing-including technical challenges of citation location and systems interoperability-and around the development and implementation of a consensus solution for these issues...."

Link:

http://www.niso.org/news/pr/view?item_key=508b2c50abbceefd64c9afd894ffddaf43b7c37f

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oa.new ru.ps oa.standards oa.books oa.funding oa.ia

Authors:

petersuber

Date tagged:

07/31/2012, 13:05

Date published:

07/15/2011, 16:52