Collaborative Librarianship, Vol 4, No 1 (2012)

NISO and Collaboration: A Place at the Table for all Players

Todd Carpenter, Valerie Horton


Todd Carpenter, the Managing Director of NISO, the National Information Standards Organization, is a leading player in promoting research through the creation of standard and best practices related to in-formation exchange and management. NISO provides the environment for bringing key organizations together to reach complex and often difficult agreements. As Carpenter says, “One of NISO’s most im-portant principles is ensuring all the relevant players have an opportunity to sit at the table, in an open and fostering environment that is supported by participatory and well-established rules for engagement.”

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