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Standards Committee Activities 2023

Systematic Review – ISO 832, Information and documentation – Bibliographic description and references – Rules for the abbreviation of bibliographic terms

January 25, 2023

Voted CONFIRM on ISO 832, Information and documentation – Bibliographic description and references – Rules for the abbreviation of bibliographic terms

Description:

This International Standard specifies rules for the abbreviation of words and word combinations that commonly appear in bibliographic desciptions and references in languages using the Latin, Cyrillic and Greek alphabets.

Systematic Review – ISO 27730, Information and documentation – International standard collection identifier (ISCI)

January 25, 2023

Voted CONFIRM with Comments on Systematic Review – ISO 27730, Information and documentation – International standard collection identifier (ISCI)

Description:

This International Standard establishes the specifications for the International Standard Collection Identifier (ISCI) as a unique international identification system for each collection, fonds and (archival) series, and part(s) of collections, fonds and series. This International Standard establishes the specificaitons for the structure of an identifier and promotes the use of the identifier with regard to identifying systems taht already exist. It also gives a list of recommended metadata elements that describe a collection.

This International Standard does not specify the description of collections, fonds and series, nor the relationships between collections and sub-collections.

The ISCI is intended for use by organizations that manage collections of cultural materials.

Comments:

metadata issue: section 5.2.2 lists dcmitype:Collection as the element match for Type; dcmitype:Collection is actually a class, not an element. The element here is dc:type, while the value is dcmitype:Collection)

Comments provided by Brian Dobreski

Systematic Review – ISO 27729, Information and documentation – International standard name identifier (ISNI)

January 24, 2023

Voted CONFIRM on Systematic Review – ISO 27729, Information and documentation – International standard name identifier (ISNI)

Description:

This International Standard specifies the International Standard name identifier (ISNI) for the identification of public identities of parties, i.e. the identities used publicly by parties involved throughout the media content industries in the creation, production, management and content distribution chains.

The ISNI system uniquely identifies public identities across multiple fields of creative activity and provides a tool for disambiguating public identities that might otherwise be confused.

The ISNI is not intended to provide direct access to comprehensive information about a public identity but can provide links to other systems where such information is held.

Systematic Review – ISO 2108, Information and documentation – International Standard Book Number (ISBN)

January 24, 2023

Voted CONFIRM on Systematic Review – ISO 2108, Information and documentation – International Standard Book Number (ISBN)

Description:

This document establishes the specifications for the International Standard Book Number (ISBN) as a unique international identification system for each product form or edition of a separately available monographic publication published or produced by a specific publisher that is available to the public. It specifies the construction of an ISBN, the rules for its assignment and use, the metadata to be associated with the ISBN allocation, and the administration of the ISBN System.

APPROVE Margie Hlava as the convener for ISO/TC 46/SC 9/WG 8 in addition to being the project leader for the revision of ISO 25964-1.

January 24, 2023

Voted APPROVE to Approve Margie Hlava as the convener for ISO/TC 46/SC 9/WG 8 in addition to being the project leader for the revision of ISO 25964-1.