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February 6, 2018

Open Discovery Initiative. Tell the Open Discovery Initiative How Web-Scale Discovery is Working. The NISO Open Discovery Initiative would like to better understand the current discovery landscape and help libraries move their discovery ecosystems forward. To that end, we are seeking broad input from librarians about their experiences with web-scale discovery and any concerns that might be addressed through future recommendations by the Open Discovery Initiative. [Full Announcement].

June 24, 2015

Open Discovery Initiative. Credo, Gale, IEEE, and SAGE declare conformance with NISO's Open Discovery Initiative. In the cooperative spirit of the National Information Standards Organization (NISO), four leading academic content providers -- Credo; Gale, a part of Cengage Learning; IEEE; and SAGE today, publically disclose their support of the Open Discovery Initiative (ODI). In NISO's Open Discovery Initiative: Promoting Transparency in Discovery (RP-19-2014), content providers are encouraged to take specific measures to declare their conformance with ODI's recommended practice for pre-indexed "web-scale" discovery services, with the goal of increasing open communication and collaboration. [Full Announcement].