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List Name
(link to archives)
Description Type
25964info Discussion and questions regarding ISO 25964 – the international standard for thesauri and interoperability with other vocabularies. See also the 25964 webpages. Open
aviac AVIAC (Automation Vendors Information Advisory Committee) Closed
bib-roadmap Discussion of a new bibliographic framework for information exchange to replace the existing MARC formats and support the new RDA description standard that utilizes the linked data model. Open
bookmarks Interest group list for those who want to follow the work of the Digital Bookmarking and Annotation Sharing Working Group that is developing a standard syntax for how bookmarks and notes should be located in a digital text, especially in online environments that might be continually updated or mutable. Open
coreinfo Discussion list for the Cost of Resource Exchange (CORE) recommended practice (NISO RP-10-2010) to facilitate the transfer of cost and related financial information from an Integrated Library System (ILS) Acquisitions module (the source) to an Electronic Resource Management System (ERMS) (the requestor). Implementation questions and comments may be posted to this list. Open
dda-info Interest group list for those who want to follow the work of the  Demand-Driven Acquisition (DDA) of Monographs Working Group that is developing recommended practices for populating and managing the pool of titles under consideration for potential purchase, including methods for automated updating and removal of discovery records. Open
ebooksigcore

E-book Special Interest Group Core Members – Closed discussion list for core members of NISO's E-book Special Interest Group.

Closed
ebooksiginfo Interest group list for those who want to follow the work of the E-book Special Interest Group. The SIG  will be monitoring and reviewing the state of the industry for e-books and suggesting areas for new initiatives within NISO or areas where NISO can engage with other communities on e-book work underway outside of NISO. Open
ermreviewinfo Discussion list for the Making Good on the Promise of ERM: A Standards and Best Practices Discussion Paper. This publication is the outcome of the NISO Electronic Resource Management (ERM) Data Standards and Best Practices Project. Open
i2info Interest group list for those who want to follow the work of the I2 (Institutional Identifier) Working Group. Open
KBARTimplement KBART Testing Implementers List – Closed discussion list for those volunteers who will be testing KBART Phase 1 prior to final publication. Closed
kbart_interest Interest group list for those who want to follow the work of the joing NISO/UKSG Knowledge Base and Related Tools (KBART) Working Group for Phase 2 or to discuss the KBART Recommended Practice (NISO RP-9-2010) that was published in Phase 1. Open
journalmarkupinfo Discussion list for the standard JATS: Journal Article Tag Suite, version 1.0 (ANSI/NISO Z39.96-2012), developed by the Standardized Markup for Journal Articles Working Group. Open
newsline NISO Newsline – a monthly free e-newsletter reporting on the latest NISO news, highlighting new specifications and standards of interest including calls for public review and comment, abstracting significant media stories on topics of interest to the NISO community, and linking to news releases of NISO member organizations. A quarterly supplement, Working Group Connection, provides updates on all of NISO's active working groups. Announce
ncipinfo Discussion on implementation of the NISO Circulation Interchange Protocol (NCIP) standard (ANSI/NISO Z39.83). Open
oa-indicators-info Interest group list for those who want to follow the work of the Open Access Indicators Working Group that is developing standards for open access article metadata and visual indicators. Open
onixplinfo Discussion group for the EDItEUR ONIX for Publication Licenses (ONIX-PL), an XML format for the communication of license terms for digital publications. Open
onixforserials Discussion group for the EDItEUR ONIX for Serials family of XML formats for communicating information about serial products and subscription information Open
onixpltechnical Discussion group for the technical aspects of ONIX for Publication Licenses (ONIX-PL), an XML format for the communication of license terms for digital publications. Open
opendiscoveryinfo Interest group for those who want to follow the work of the Open Discovery Initiative Working Group that is developing standards and/or best practices for the new generation of library discovery services that are based on indexed search. Open
openurlqualityinfo Interest group for those who want to follow the work of the IOTA (Improving OpenURL Through Analytics) Working Group that is investigating the feasibility of creating industry-wide, transparent and scalable metrics for evaluating and comparing the quality of OpenURL implementations across content providers. Open
ople Discussion list for the EDItEUR ONIX for Publication Licenses (ONIX-PL) Editor tool for creating, editing and managing license expressions using ONIX-PL. Open
physdelinfo Discussion group for the recommended practice Physical Delivery of Library Materials (NISO RP-12-2012) that recommends best practices for the physical movement of items during the delivery of the items to the requesting library and their return to the lending library. Open
piejinfo Interest group for those who want to follow the work of the PIE-J (Presentation and Identification of E-Journals) Working Group that is developing a Recommended Practice that will provide guidance on the presentation and identification of e-journals, particularly in the areas of title presentation and bibliographic history, accurate use of the ISSN, and citation practice. Open
resourcesync Interest group for those who want to follow the work of the joint NISO/OAI ResourceSync Working Group that is developing a standard for the large-scale synchronization of web resources. Open
seruinfo Discussion group for the recommended practice SERU: A Shared Electronic Resource Understanding (NISO RP-7-2012) that offers a mechanism that can be used as an alternative to a license agreement for e-resources. Open
sip-info Interest group for those who want to follow the work of the Standard Interchange Protocol (SIP) Working Group that is shepherding the 3M™ Standard Interchange Protocol (SIP) specification through the formal standardization process. Open
ssoinfo Discussion list for the recommended practice ESPReSSO: Establishing Suggested Practices Regarding Single Sign-On (NISO RP-11-2011) that recommends practical solutions for improving the success of single sign-on (SSO) authentication technologie. Open
sushidevelopers Discussion list for implementers of the Standardized Usage Statistics Harvesting Initiative (SUSHI) Protocol standard (ANSI/NISO Z39.93) and the recommended practice COUNTER-SUSHI Implementation Profile (NISO RP-14-2012). See also the SUSHI workroom webpages. Open
suppinfo Discussion group for the Recommended Practices for Online Supplemental Journal Article Materials (NISO RP-15-2013), developed by a joint NISO/NFAIS Working Group. See also the related webpages. Open
z39_7-notifications Notification list to announce activity and changes/updates to Z39.7, Information Services and Use Metrics & Statistics for Libraries and Information Providers - Data Dictionary. Announcements only. Open

 

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