Standards in Development: November 15, 2013

Listed below are the NISO working groups that are currently developing new or revised standards, recommended practices, or reports. Refer to the NISO website ( and the Newsline quarterly supplements, Working Group Connection (, for updates on the working group activities.

Note: DSFTU stands for Draft Standard for Trial Use.

Demand Driven Acquisition of Monographs
Co-chairs: Michael Levine-Clark, Barbara Kawecki

Recommended Practice (NISO RP-20-201x,) in development.

Digital Bookmarking and Annotation Sharing

Co-chairs: Ken Haase, Dan Whaley
Standard (NISO Z39.97-201x) in development.

Journal Article Versions (JAV) Addendum
Chair: Michael Dellert

Revised Recommended Practice (NISO RP-9-201x) in development.

Knowledge Base and Related Tools (KBART) Phase II Joint project with UKSG
Co-chairs: Magaly Bascones, Chad Hutchens
Phase II Revised Recommended Practice (NISO RP-9-201x) being finalized for publication following the public comment period.

Open Access Metadata and Indicators
Co-chairs: Cameron Neylon, Ed Pentz, Greg Tananbaum

Recommended Practice (NISO RP-22-201x) in development.

Open Discovery Initiative Recommended Practice
Co-chairs: Marshall Breeding, Jenny Walker
(NISO RP-19-201x) being finalized for publication following the public comment period.

Protocol for Exchanging Serial Content (PESC)
Co-chairs: Leslie Johnston, Kimberly Tryka

Recommended Practice (NISO RP-23-201x) in development.

Resource Synchronization Standard
Co-chairs: Herbert Van de Sompel, Todd Carpenter
(NISO Z39.99-201x) being finalized for publication following the comments from the beta draft.

Standard Interchange Protocol (SIP)
Co-chairs: John Bodfish, Ted Koppel

Standard (NISO Z39.100-201x) in development.

SUSHI Server Working Group Recommended Practice
Chair: Oliver Pesch
NISO RP-13-201x,
Providing a Test Mode for SUSHI Servers being finalized for publication following a draft for trial use.