ODI Conformance Statement Workshop for Libraries



Struggling to fill out the ODI Conformance Statement for Libraries?  Need some help in determining how to approach this work for your institution? Join NISO Open Discovery Initiative Steering Committee Library Representatives for a one hour workshop to learn more about ODI (Open Discovery Initiative) and library conformance, get tips on how to approach each area of conformance, and use a provided worksheet to create an action plan for next steps in preparing and publishing your institution’s conformance statement.

Event Sessions

ODI Conformance Statement Workshop for Libraries


Teresa Hazen

Department Head, Collections Services
University of Arizona

Laura Morse

Director, Library Systems & Support
Harvard University

Geoff Morse

Interim Head of Research Services
Northwestern University

Ken Varnum

Senior Program Manager and Discovery Strategist
University of Michigan Library

Important Resources:

Completed ODI Statements

ODI Standing Committee

Mailing List

ODI Updates

Twitter Handle

FAQ and Talking Points

Publishers Discovery Configuration Guides

Library Conformance Statement Checklist

Shared from an attendee: What You Can Do to Help Promote Content Discovery and Why by Theresa Hazen Julie Zhu & Richard Guajardo

Additional Information

Everyone who registers for this workshop will receive sign-on instructions via email on the Friday prior to the virtual event. If you have not received your instructions by the day before an event, please contact NISO headquarters for assistance via email (nisohq@niso.org).

Links to the archived recording of the broadcast are distributed to registrants 24-48 hours following the close of the live event, and will also be shared on this page. Recordings may be downloaded from the Zoom platform for local viewing. 

We use the Zoom platform for our live events. Zoom provides apps for a variety of computing devices (tablets, laptops, etc.) To view the broadcast, you will need a device that supports the Zoom app. You may also choose to listen to audio only on your phone — sign-on credentials include dial-in numbers.