Standards and Publications

Recommended Practice

NISO RP-22-2015 Access and License Indicators

This recommended practice defines metadata indicators to be used to indicate free-to-read content and a link to license terms for the use/re-use of that content. Humans and machines will be...

ISBN 978-1-937522-49-0
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NISO RP-24-2019 Transfer Code of Practice (Version 4.0)

The Transfer Code of Practice responds to the expressed needs of the scholarly journal community for consistent guidelines to help publishers ensure that journal content remains easily accessible by librarians...

ISBN 978-1-937522-90-2
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NISO RP-31-2021, Reproducibility Badging and Definitions

Approved January 15, 2021. Reproducibility, the practice of validating prior research through the sharing of data and methods, is a topic that has been discussed within the scholarly research community...

ISBN 978-1-950980-03-1
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NISO RP-33-2020, NISO JATS4R Ethics Statements v1.0

For the purpose of this recommendation, ethics statements are understood to provide information on ethical considerations relating to the conduct of the research that a publication is reporting. These include...

ISBN 978-1-950980-05-5
DOI 10.3789/niso-rp-33-2020
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NISO RP-34-2020, JATS4R Funding, Version 1.0

Crossref convened a working group to produce a recommendation for best practice of funding tagging, which resulted in some change requests to the JATS DTD. These have now been made...

ISBN 978-1-950980-06-2
DOI 10.3789/niso-rp-34-2019
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NISO RP-36-2020, JATS4R Data Citations, Version 2.0

This recommendation contains best practices for tagging citations to datasets in a reference list. As per the JATS4R recommendation on Data Availability Statements, there are four options for capturing references...

ISBN 978-1-950980-09-3
DOI 10.3789/niso-rp-36-2020
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NISO RP-37-2020, JATS4R Funding, Version 1.1

The focus of this recommendation is to ensure that a strict tagging model for funding information within the metadata of the article (or a sub-article) is provided in the XML...

ISBN 978-1-950980-10-9
DOI 10.3789/niso-rp-37-2020
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NISO RP-6-2012, RFID in U.S. Libraries

Provides recommendations for implementing RFID in U.S. libraries in a manner that will promote interoperability. It includes a recommended Data Model and discussions of security, tag migration, the book supply...

ISBN 978-1-937522-02-5