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**Apologies for cross posting**

September is nearly here, and we are happy to share news about next month’s
NISO events for the information community. First up, our monthly webinars —
free for members — continue on September 8 with Data: Creation,
Stewardship, Use
<>. Our
next training series, Organizational Planning for DEIA: A 100-Level Course
starts the following week (September 17), and we’ll end the month with our
next virtual conference (September 29), focusing on Effective Data
Management <>.
Please mark your calendars and spread the word to your colleagues!

Webinar — Data: Creation, Stewardship, Use
<> (FREE
for NISO members)

Wednesday September 8, 11.00am - 12.30pm (EDT Canada/USA)

This webinar will assess the data needs of researchers and the response
from the information community, from a variety of perspectives — the
librarians, the publishers, the service providers, and importantly, the
researchers themselves. Speakers: Bob Boissy, Springer Nature; Srinivasan
KG Govindarajan, Straive; Graham Smith, Springer Nature; Robin Taylor,
National Library of Medicine; Jennifer Thoegersen, Oslo Metropolitan
University; and Amanda Wilson, Office of Engagement and Training, National
Library of Medicine.

Sign up now
— registration includes an unlimited number of attendees from your

Training Series — Organizational Planning for DEIA: A 100-Level Course
(DISCOUNT for NISO members)

Friday September 17 to Friday November 5 (eight sessions), 11.30am-1.00pm
ET (Canada/US)

Our new online training series is intended to help staff at small- to
medium-size organizations who have been tasked with planning a DEIA program
or initiative. Facilitated by Dr. Antonia Olivas, Engagement and Inclusion
Librarian at California State University San Marcos, the training series
will help you organize your thinking by addressing questions such as: What
needs to be considered? What will help lower the barriers to inclusion? Who
needs to be involved? How will you measure progress? And more …

Registration numbers will be limited to ensure the best possible experience
for participants, so we strongly encourage you to sign up now
— and also benefit from the early bird discount, good through September 10!

Virtual Conference — Effective Data Management
for NISO members)

Wednesday September 29, 12.00pm - 4.00pm EDT (Canada/USA)

Effective data management, including the development of robust strategies
for data collection and for data management, handling, and preservation, is
essential. The speakers at this virtual conference will help us understand
the state of current practice, as well as identifying potential areas of
concern — and opportunity! More information about the program and speakers
will be available on our website shortly.

Sign up now
— discounted registration for NISO members includes an unlimited number of
attendees from your organization!

We hope to see you and your colleagues at one or more of our September
events — as always, please don’t hesitate to contact us at [log in to unmask]
if you have any questions.

Best wishes

The NISO Team


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