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Standards at the Library of Congress

Resource Description Formats

Digital Library Standards

Information Resource Retrieval Protocols

Standards in Progress

ISO Language Codes

  • ISO 639-2: Codes for the representation of names of languages-- Part 2: Alpha-3 code.
  • ISO 639-5: Codes for the representation of names of languages-- Part 5: Alpha-3 code for language families and groups.

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

Metadata for Digital Content: Developing institutional policies and standards at the Library of Congress

Standards in the Library of Congress Collections

Court of Neptune Fountain

Current Highlights

- AudioMD and VideoMD schemas revised and published

- SRU 2.0: an OASIS Standard

- PREMIS in METS toolbox available

 


Related National and International Standards Organizations

National Information Standards Organization (NISO)
NISO is an ANSI-accredited organization that develops standards specifically for the library, information services, and publishing sectors.
American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
ANSI is the organization that facilitates development of American National Standards (ANSs) by establishing consensus among qualified groups.
International Organization for Standardization (ISO)
ISO is the standards body that establishes standards for the international exchange of goods and services.
 


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