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National Information Standards Organization (NISO) archives

Abstract

Title:
National Information Standards Organization (NISO) archives
Author/Creator:
National Information Standards Organization (NISO)
Collection number:
87-37
Size:
58.00 linear feet
Bulk dates:
1949-1986
Inclusive dates:
1949-1990
Collection Area:
State of Maryland and Historical Collections
Repository:
Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries, Hornbake Library, College Park, MD 20742. Tel: 301-405-9212, Fax: 301-314-2709, Email: askhornbake@umd.edu
Abstract:

The National Information Standards Organization (NISO) was founded in 1939 as the Z39 Committee which was responsible for developing standards which affect various aspects of librarianship, documentation, publishing practice, and information science; in 1984 the organization changed its name to National Information Standards Organization Z39. The collection contains the organization's operating records, committee files, publications, and audio-visual materials documenting the administration, responsibilities, and achievements of NISO.

Important Information for Users of the Collection

Restrictions:

This collection is open for research.

Preferred citation:

National Information Standards Organization (NISO) archives, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries.

Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1903.1/1267
Publication rights:

Photocopies of original materials may be provided for a fee and at the discretion of the curator. Please see our Duplication of Materials policy for more information. Queries regarding publication rights and copyright status of materials within this collection should be directed to the appropriate curator.

Status:

This collection is PROCESSED.A full finding aid is available.