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
Recommended Practice

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
Recommended Practice

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
Technical Report

NISO TR-06-2017, Issues in Vocabulary Management

The intent of this Technical Report is to provide a background on vocabulary management for those operating in this transitional environment, where experience with policies, social constructs, and the practical...

ISBN 978-1-937522-79-7