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Environmental Guidelines for the Storage of Paper Records, (TR01-1995) National Information Standards Organization Staff;Wilson, William K. National Information Standards Organization / 01-Dec-1995 / 40 pages ISBN: 1880124211 This technical report establishes appropriate environmental guidelines for the storage of records in libraries, archives, and other storage facilities. Recommended requirements for temperature, relative humidity, light, and air pollutants are given. Includes a...
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RFP Writer's Guide to Standards for Library Systems Cynthia Hodgson National Information Standards Organization / 01-Jan-2002 / 80 pages This guide provides a comprehensive overview of the technical standards that today's integrated library systems and services are built on. This Guide will help you correctly reference standards and evaluate compliance.
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Information Standards Quarterly- April 2001- Volume 13- Number 2 National Information Standards Organization / 01-Apr-2001
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Information Standards Quarterly - April, 2000 - Volume 12, Number 2 National Information Standards Organization / 01-Apr-2000 / 12 pages ISBN: 10410031
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Guidelines for Alphabetical Arrangement of Letters & Sorting of Numerals & Other Symbols, TR03-1999 Wellisch, Hans H. National Information Standards Organization / 01-Jan-1999 / 26 pages ISBN: 1880124416 This technical report provides rules for the alphabetical arrangement of headings in lists of all kinds, such as bibliographies, indexes, dictionaries, directories, inventories, etc. It also covers the sorting of Arabic or Roman numbers, and other symbols. It consists of seven...
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Interlibrary Loan Data Elements National Information Standards Organization / 01-Jan-1989 / 62 pages ISBN: 1880124173 To facilitate clear, efficient communication in interlibrary loan (ILL) requests, this standard describes the data elements that should be transmitted to identify the item requested, the borrowing and lending institutions, and the institutions' responses. Based on currently pervasive ILL practices, this standard applies to requests and replies transmitted via any medium.
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Guides to Accompany Microform Sets, Z39.74-1996 National Information Standards Organization / 01-Jun-1996 / 20 pages ISBN: 1880124262 Describes the basic requirements for user guides that accompany microform sets so microform publishers can provide the most useful and comprehensive guides to their publications. The standard gives practical information on all of the details that should be covered, so your guides will be both complete and efficiently arranged. Special instructions are given...
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International Standard Serial Numbering (ISSN) National Information Standards Organization / 20-Jan-1992 / 19 pages ISBN: 1880124122 Well-known as the ISSN, this standard defines the structure and presentation of a code to uniquely identify serial publications in print and nonprint formats. This standard sets forth the format and characteristics of the ISSN and designates a central authority for code administration.
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Information Interchange Format, Z39.2-1994 National Information Standards Organization Staff National Information Standards Organization / 01-Jun-1994 / 12 pages ISBN: 1880124084 Specifies the requirements for a generalized interchange format that accommodates data describing all forms of material. Describes a generalized structure designed specifically for exchange of data between processing systems. The basis for the MARC (Machine-Readable Catalog) record, this standard specifies the...
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Extended Latin Alphabet Coded Character Set for Bibliographic Use (ANSEL) National Information Standards Organization / 03-May-1993 / 277 pages ISBN: 1880124025 Character sets are a basic building block of automated information systems. Z39.47 provides a table of coded values for the representation of characters of the extended Latin alphabet in machine- readable form for thirty-five languages written in the Latin alphabet and for fifty-one romanized languages.
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Single-Tier Steel Bracket Library Shelving National Information Standards Organization / 14-Dec-1994 / 10 pages ISBN: 1880124092 This standard may save you money on purchases of steel, single-tier, freestanding shelving while ensuring that the shelving meets minimum performance requirements that can be verified by an independent testing laboratory. Citing this standard in bidding specifications will help you identify proposals that meet specified performance requirements and then evaluate...
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Computer Software Description National Information Standards Organization / 30-Aug-1993 / 22 pages ISBN: 188012405x Z39.67 defines how to unequivocally describe software in advertising, on the packaging and carrier and labels, and on title screens.
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Durable Hardcover Binding for Books, Z39.66-1992 (R1998) National Information Standards Organization Staff National Information Standards Organization / 01-Nov-1995 / 22 pages ISBN: 1880124181 Developed in response to concerns expressed by librarians and publishers regarding the durability of modern binding techniques, this standard establishes specifications for hardcover book bindings. Methods and materials described are compatible with what can be efficiently produced in a modern book...
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Information on Microfiche Headers National Information Standards Organization / 19-Dec-1995 / 20 pages ISBN: 1880124254 Defines the specific eye-legible information that should appear on the limited space available on microfiche so the fiche can be correctly identified and properly filed.The standard describes where to place the data, the order of the information, and a recommended type size and contrast to maximize readability. Many examples show how to use the standard.
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Common Command Language for Online Interactive Information Retrieval National Information Standards Organization / 06-Aug-1992 / 25 pages ISBN: 1880124033 Useful to systems designers who want to specify a uniform command terminology, Z39.58 describes nineteen non-proprietary command terms for use in online information retrieval systems. Defines the vocabulary, syntax, and operational meaning of the commands. Note: This is a withdrawn item.
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Standard Address Number (SAN) for the Publishing Industry, Z39.43-1993 National Information Standards Organization Staff National Information Standards Organization / 01-Nov-1995 / 19 pages ISBN: 1880124149 The Standard Address Number (SAN) is a seven-digit numeric identifier used to identify organizations and businesses interacting with the publishing industry (including book and serial manufacturers, libraries, publishers, etc.). Originally created to expedite paper-based transactions...
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Permanence of Paper for Publications and Documents in Libraries and Archives National Information Standards Organization / 01-Jan-1992 / 10 pages Publishers and paper manufacturers, take note! This standard sets the basic criteria for coated and uncoated papers that will last several hundred years under normal use. It covers ph value, tear resistance, alkaline reserve and lignin threshold. Recycled papers will meet the criteria specified. This revision to the original 1984 standard is based...
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Guidelines for Indexes and Related Information Retrieval Devices James D. Anderson National Information Standards Organization / 01-Jan-1997 / 59 pages ISBN: 188012436x This new NISO Technical Report provides expert guidance on designing indexes for every kind of document. Coverage includes automatic indexing and indexing based on intellectual analysis and the use of controlled vocabularies. A comprehensive glossary of indexing terms is provided and recommended introductory text for...
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Standard Technical Report Number Format & Creation, Z39.23-1997 National Information Standards Organization Staff National Information Standards Organization / 01-Jan-1997 / 12 pages ISBN: 1880124300 Defines a unique numbering system that improves access to the wealth of scientific and technical reports issued by the government and private organizations. The STRN is an alphanumeric code with a maximum length of 34; for international application an optional country code can be added....
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Data Elements for Binding Library Materials, Z39.76-1996 National Information Standards Organization / 01-Nov-1997 / 48 pages ISBN: 1880124297 Defines over three hundred required and optional data elements that can be used in a binding record to enable automated library systems to communicate with a bindery's automated system. This new standard was written by automation vendors and representatives of the library binding community to assure that the needs of both constituencies are...