Specifies display requirements for holdings statements for bibliographic items to promote consistency in the communication and exchange of holdings information. The standard applies to holdings statements for bibliographic items in any physical or electronic medium. It may be applied to electronic resources available to an institution, either under its control, or available under other arrangements. It applies to both manual and automated means of recording holdings. This standard replaces both the Serial Holdings Standard Z39.44 and the Non-Serials Holdings standard Z39.57. The 2006 edition is a maintenance revision of the 1999 standard. The changes are minor updates, corrections, or editorial clarifications based on comments received from the systematic review of the standard.
This standard supersedes (combines) the following two NISO standards: Z39.44 - 1986 Serial Holdings Statement Z39.57 - 1989 Holding Statements for Non-Serial Items Z39.44 superseded the following withdrawn standard: Z39.42 - 1980 Serial Holdings Statements at the Summary Level.