Listed below are the NISO working groups that are currently developing new or revised standards, recommended practices, or reports. Refer to the NISO website (www.niso.org/workrooms/) and the Newsline quarterly supplements, Working Group Connection (www.niso.org/publications/newsline/), for updates on the working group activities.
Note: DSFTU stands for Draft Standard for Trial Use.
Access and License Indicators (formerly Open Access Metadata and Indicators)
Co-chairs: Cameron Neylon, Ed Pentz, Greg Tananbaum
Recommended Practice (NISO RP-22-201x) being finalized for publication following the public comment period.
Journal Article TAG Suite Standing Committee
Co-chairs: Jeff Beck, B. Tommie Usdin
Revision of the JATS standard (Z39.96-201x) in development.
Journal Article Versions (JAV) Addendum
Chair: Michael Dellert
Revised Recommended Practice (NISO RP-9-201x) in development.
Open Discovery Initiative
Co-chairs: Marshall Breeding, Jenny Walker
Recommended Practice Open Discovery Initiative: Promoting Transparency in Discovery (NISO RP-19-2014) published.
Protocol for Exchanging Serial Content
Co-chairs: Leslie Johnston, Kimberly Tryka
Recommended Practice (NISO RP-23-201x) in development.
Standard Interchange Protocol (SIP)
Co-chairs: John Bodfish, Ted Koppel
Standard (NISO Z39.100-201x) in development.
Co-chairs: Paul Needham, Oliver Pesch
Technical Report (NISO TR-06-201x) in development.
SUSHI Standing Committee
Co-chairs: Marie Kennedy, Oliver Pesch
Revision of the SUSHI Protocol standard (Z39.93-201x) at ballot.
US Profile of ISO 3166 Country Codes
Working group being formed to develop standard (Z39.101-201x).