Wednesday, November 02, 2005

A New NISO standard has been released

NISO Standards - National Information Standards Organization (NISO): "ANSI/NISO Z39.19 - 2005 Guidelines for the Construction, Format, and Management of Monolingual Controlled Vocabularies
Equivalent international standard: ISO 2788
Abstract: Presents guidelines and conventions for the contents, display, construction, testing, maintenance, and management of monolingual controlled vocabularies. It focuses on controlled vocabularies that are used for the representation of content objects in knowledge organization systems including lists, synonym rings, taxonomies, and thesauri.
172 pp. ISBN: 1-880124-65-3
ANSI Approval Date: 07/25/05
Status: Approved and Published Standard"