[Metadatalibrarians] Free Student Membership to NASIG

publicist publicist at nasig.org
Wed Dec 9 07:40:52 PST 2015

NASIG is offering free memberships to students for a limited
time!  To take full advantage of all the many benefits
membership confers, please join before January 31, 2016.
What is NASIG?

NASIG is an independent organization working to advance and
transform the management of information resources. Our
ultimate goal is to facilitate and improve the distribution,
acquisition, and long-term accessibility of information
resources in all formats and business models.

There are three key components to NASIG's mission:

> NASIG supports a dynamic community of professionals
including, but not limited to, librarians, publishers, and
vendors engaging in understanding one another’s
perspectives and improving functionality throughout the
information resources lifecycle with an emphasis on
scholarly communications, serials, and electronic resources.

> NASIG provides a rich variety of conference and continuing
education programming to encourage knowledge sharing among
its members and to support their professional and career

>NASIG promotes the development and implementation of best
practices and standards for the distribution, acquisition
and long-term accessibility of information resources in all
formats and business models throughout their lifecycle. In
addition to developing best practices, NASIG supports the
development of standards by NISO, an affiliated

Why join NASIG? What’s in it for me as a student member?  

> Networking with library professionals and vendors
throughout the continuing resources and/or scholarly
communication community

> Reduced rate for attendance at our annual conference (one
of the best events for networking and learning!), webinars,
and regional events

> Access to the NASIG blog and NASIG-L listserv

> Member rates for NASIG-sponsored events and NISO webinars

> Access to the online membership directory

> Access to presenters’ handouts from the Annual
conference and the Proceedings archive

> Access to the quarterly NASIG Newsletter that covers the
organization’s activities and provides reports for
regional, national, and international conferences

> Industry news from the biweekly UKSG eNews

> Network with librarians, publishers, vendors, educators,
database providers, fellow students, and others in the
information resources environment

> Participate (it is easy to get involved!) in committees,
working groups, and other volunteer opportunities in order
to share NASIG’s vision and help shape the future of the

> Special subscription rate to the Serials Librarian.

Join today! For more details, please see:

For more information about NASIG, please visit

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Leigh Ann DePope
Publicist, NASIG, Inc.
publicist at nasig.org | @NASIG
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Established in 1985, NASIG is an independent organization
that promotes communication, information, and continuing
education about serials and the broader issues of scholarly
communication. For more information about NASIG, please
visit http://www.nasig.org/. 

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