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.
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.
Working groups being established to address: definitions, calculation methodologies, improvement of data quality, use of persistent identifiers, and development of use cases for various communities.
New work item related to support for vocabularies at ballot to NISO Voting Members.
Journal Article TAG Suite Standing Committee
Co-chairs: Jeff Beck, B. Tommie Usdin
Revision of the JATS standard (Z39.96-201x) in development; draft version 1.1d2 to be released for comment.
Journal Article Versions (JAV) Addendum
Revised Recommended Practice (NISO RP-9-201x) in development.
Protocol for Exchanging Serial Content
Co-chairs: Leslie Johnston, Kimberly Tryka
Recommended Practice (NISO RP-23-201x) being finalized for publication following the public comment period.
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 COUNTER-SUSHI Implementation Profile (NISO RP-14-2014) published.
Revision of the SUSHI Protocol standard (ANSI/NISO Z39.93-2014) approved for publication.
US Profile of ISO 3166 Country Codes
Working group being formed to develop standard (Z39.101-201x)