Bethesda, MD, USA - December 2, 1998: The National Information Standards Organization (NISO) is pleased to announce that Endeavor Information Systems has joined NISO as a Voting Member.
Endeavor Information Systems is a $17 million, employee-owned company founded in 1994 to develop affordable, high-performance library systems using state-of-the-art technology. Its flagship information management product, Voyager, is used by more than 350 academic and research libraries around the world.
"We are extremely proud to be a NISO Voting Member," said Verne L. Coppi, Endeavor's Vice President of Development. "Standards are the cornerstone of the global information age. Our products incorporate industry standards at all levels. We look forward to crafting standards for the next century as an active and vocal participant in the NISO community."
Joel H Baron, chairman of the NISO Board of Directors, states, "We are very pleased to add Endeavor Information Systems to the NISO roster of Voting Members. Organizations such as Endeavor that are leaders in their field provide the very important resources and direction for standards for the information community."
The National Information Standards Organization is the only organization accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) to develop and maintain technical standards for information services, libraries, and publishers. Headquartered in Bethesda, MD, NISO is a non-profit organization.
Based in Des Plaines, Illinois, Endeavor Information Systems Incorporated is an employee-owned information technology company formed in September, 1994. Over 360 academic and research libraries of every size have chosen Endeavor's high performance library system. For more information, come to our website at http://www.endinfosys.com