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APPENDIX A: DEVELOPERS, PUBLISHERS, AND DISTRIBUTORS OF STANDARDS


The great majority of the standards identified in this handbook were developed and approved either by professional associations or formal standards organizations. This section lists all of the standards under the organizations that were their primary developers. In most cases, the developing organization serves as its own publisher and distributor. A few have assigned that responsibility to another organization or to a private publisher.

The listings below provide addresses and phone numbers for each of the standards developers from which further information about the standard and its application can be obtained. The headings for the standards developers are hyperlinked to their websites when available. The listings also include information on how to order copies of the standards documents.

For standards developed internationally, the listings provide (when possible) the address of the organization within the U.S. that has a formal liaison with the international developer. It will probably be easier and more practical for most people working in the U.S. to contact a representative in this country, at least for an initial inquiry.

A few items have been included in the handbook that are the works of individuals and/or have been issued by private publishers. These include some cataloging rule interpretive manuals, The Chicago Manual of Style, and compilations of LC rule interpretations, among others. If the standards were developed by a professional association or other such organization, they are listed under that organization. When there is no such organizational connection, the standards are simply listed under the name of the publisher.

Those standards which appear as hyperlinks and are preceded by an asterisk (*) have full entries in the main sections of this handbook which may be accessed by following the hyperlink. Those without asterisks are listed only in the brief "Also of Interest" sections at the ends of chapters or referred to in the "Related standards" notes under full entries for other standards.

ACRONYMS FOR DEVELOPERS, PUBLISHERS & DISTRIBUTORS

AASLH American Association for State and Local History
ACRL Association of College and Research Libraries (see under ALA)
AHA American Historical Association
AIIM Association for Information and Image Management
ALA American Library Association
ALCTS Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (see under ALA)
ANSI American National Standards Institute
ARL Association of Research Libraries
ARMA Association of Records Managers and Administrators (ARMA International, Inc.)
ARSC Association for Recorded Sound Collections
ASI American Society of Indexers
ASC X12 Accredited Standards Committee for Electronic Data Interchange (see under ANSI)
ASC X3 Accredited Standards Committee for Information Processing Systems (see under ANSI)
BCA Bureau of Canadian Archivists
CIN Conservation Information Network (see under J. Paul Getty Trust)
CLA Canadian Library Association
FIAF International Federation of Film Archives
GODORT Government Documents Round Table (see under ALA)
GPO U.S. Government Printing Office
ICA International Council on Archives
IEC International Electrotechnical Commission
IFLA International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions
ISO International Organization for Standardization
JTC1 Joint Technical Committee 1 (see under ISO)
LC CDS Library of Congress Cataloging Distribution Service
LITA Library and Information Technology Association (see under ALA)
MARAC Mid Atlantic Regional Archives Conference
MLA Modern Language Association of America
MLA Music Library Association
NAGARA National Association of Government Archives and Records Administrators
NARA National Archives and Records Administration
NBS National Bureau of Standards, changed to NIST in 1988
NISO National Information Standards Organization
NIST National Institute for Standards and Technology
NLM National Library of Medicine
OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc.
PLMS Preservation of Library Materials Section (see under ALA ALCTS)
RASD Reference and Adult Services Division (see under ALA)
RBMS Rare Books and Manuscripts Section (see under ALA ACRL)
RLG Research Libraries Group, Inc.
RLIN Research Libraries Information Network (operated by RLG)
RTSD Resources and Technical Services Division, became ALCTS in 1989
SAA Society of American Archivists
UN United Nations
Unesco United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization
USGPO U.S. Government Printing Office

INFORMATION SOURCES

For additional information on the services provided by each of the following, see the Introduction.

Clearinghouses and Standards Collections

Not-for-profit services

Archives Library Information Center (ALIC)
National Archives and Records Administration
Washington, DC 20408
(202) 501-5415

Clearinghouse on Information Resources
Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC)
Syracuse University
030 Huntington Hall
Syracuse, NY 13244-2340
(315) 443-3640

National Center for Standards and Certification Information (NCSCI)
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Gaithersburg, MD 20899
(301) 975-2000

Science and Technology Division
Library of Congress
Washington, DC
(202) 707-1223 or 707-1225

Commercial fee-based services

Information Handling Services
15 Inverness Way East
P.O. Box 1154
Englewood, CO 80150-1154
(303) 790-0600

Standards Information Service
National Standards Association, Inc.
1200 Quince Orchard Boulevard
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
(800) 638-8076

ONLINE INFORMATION SOURCES

National Information Standards Organization (NISO) online services:

World Wide Web Standards Resources

Listserv (NISO-L):

Announcements of ballots and new publications, standards committee news and activities.
Archive and subscription information

Anonymous ftp Instruction published in Information Standards Quarterly
(July 1993).

Gopher server Instructions published in Information Standards Quarterly
(April 1993).

USMARC Advisory Group Forum:

Listserv (USMARC)

Discusses implementation, maintenance, changes, and development of USMARC formats. Provides copies of MARBI documents, announcements of changes to cataloging codes.
Information and subscription information

"Standards and Specifications" Database

Dialog file 113 Available through the Dialog Information Service and produced by National Standards Association, Inc., a commercial service providing copies of standards on a fee basis.


American Association for State and Local History (AASLH)

Information: AASLH, 172 Second Avenue North, Nashville, TN 37201. Phone: (615) 255-2971.

The Revised Nomenclature for Museum Cataloging. 1988.


American Historical Association (AHA)

Information: AHA, 400 A Street SE, Washington, DC 20003. Phone: (202) 544-2422.

Statement on Plagiarism. 1989.


American Library Association (ALA)

See also Joint Committee for the Revision of AACR.

Standards development and approval occurs at many levels within the American Library Association. Most often, specific standards are developed by a committee or task force within a section. Final approval may rest simply with the section, or the document may be forwarded up through the organization to the association level. For adoption as an official ALA standard, approval must be obtained from the ALA Standards Committee.

Equally important is ALA's role as a coordinator and monitor of standards developed and maintained outside of the organization itself. The Committee on Representation in Machine Readable Form of Bibliographic Information (MARBI) is a joint committee comprising representatives from LITA, ALCTS, and RASD. MARBI votes on all changes to the USMARC formats. SAA has a liaison to the USMARC Advisory Group, the nonvoting MARBI affiliate that with MARBI serves as the chief sounding board for the LC Network Development and MARC Standards Office.

Another important ALA subgroup is the Committee on Cataloging: Description and Access (CC:DA) within ALCTS. CC:DA exercises ALA's responsibilities for review and comment on proposed revisions to the Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules (AACR). AACR, now in its 2nd edition and revised in 1988, itself is a product of an ongoing cooperative in which ALA is a chief participant. (See: Joint Committee for Review of AACR.)

Information: Contact the staff of the specific association which developed the standard at ALA, 50 East Huron Street, Chicago, IL 60611. Phone: (312) 944-6780 or (800) 545-2433.

Orders: Copies or reprints of specific documents can be obtained from ALA Publishing Services or from the specific association or subgroup at the same address (see entry for specific ordering instructions).

* ALA Filing Rules. 1980.

The ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science. 1983.

Cartographic Materials. 1982. [out of print]

Guidelines for Authors, Editors, and Publishers of Literature in the Library and Information Field. 1983.

The Librarians' Thesaurus: A Concise Guide to Library and Information Terms. 1990.

Notes in the Catalog Record: Based on AACR2 and LC Rule Interpretations. 1989.

Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL)

Rare Books and Manuscripts Section (RBMS)

* Binding Terms: A Thesaurus for Use in Rare Book and Special Collections Cataloguing. 1988.

Descriptive Cataloging of Rare Books (See under: Library of Congress, Cataloging Policy)

* Genre Terms: A Thesaurus for Use in Rare Book and Special Collections Cataloguing. 2nd ed., 1991.

Guidelines for Conservators and Curators: Collations and Marking in Special Collections. 1988.

* Paper Terms: A Thesaurus for Use in Rare Book and Special Collections Cataloguing. 1990.

Printing and Publishing Evidence: A Thesaurus for Use in Rare Book and Special Collections Cataloguing. 1986.

* Provenance Evidence: A Thesaurus for Use in Rare Book and Special Collections Cataloguing. 1988.

* Relator Terms for Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Libraries. 3rd ed., 1987.

Type Evidence: A Thesaurus for Use in Rare Book and Special Collections Cataloguing. 1990.

Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS)

Preservation and Reformatting Section (PARS)

Guidelines for Cataloging Microform Sets. 1989.

Guidelines on Subject Access to Microcomputer Software. 1986.

Guidelines on Subject Analysis of Audiovisual Materials. 1978.

Standard Terminology for USMARC Field 583 (Action Note). 1988.

Audiovisual Committee

Audiovisual Material Glossary. 1988.

Subject Analysis Committee

Guidelines on Subject Access to Individual Works of Fiction, Drama, etc. 1990.

Government Documents Round Table (GODORT)

Cataloging Government Documents: A Manual of Interpretation for AACR2. 1984.

The Complete Guide to Citing Government Publications: A Manual for Writers and Librarians. 1984.

Guidelines for State Documents Checklists. 1982.

Library and Information Technology Association (LITA)

Guidelines for Selecting Automated Systems. 1986.

Telecommunications and Networking Glossary. 1990.

Reference and User Services Association (RUSA)

Guidelines for a Database Search Guide. 1987.

Guidelines for Editors of Historical and Genealogical Bulletins and Family Newsletters. 1986.

Guidelines for Reprinting or Republishing Books of Historical Interest. 1984.

Guidelines for the Preparation of a Bibliography. 1982.

Online Training Sessions: Suggested Guidelines. 1981.


American National Standards Institute (ANSI)

See also: Association for Information and Image Management (ANSI/AIIM standards)
Association of Records Managers and Administrators (ANSI/ARMA standards)
National Information Standards Organization (ANSI/NISO and Z39 standards)

The principal national standards organization in the United States is the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). ANSI is not a government entity, as are the national standards bodies in most other countries, but is a private organization and does not itself engage directly in standards development. Instead it coordinates the work of some 200 committees and organizations that it has accredited as standards developers. Some of these, like the Accredited Standards Committees (ASCs) listed immediately below, exist solely to develop ANSI standards.

Information on their activities can be obtained through the organizations serving as their secretariats. Others, listed separately elsewhere, are professional or technical organizations for which ANSI standards development is only one of many activities.

ANSI also serves as the U.S. representative to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and as the secretariat to the international Joint Technical Committee 1 (JTC 1). All currently approved ANSI standards are listed in the 1993 Catalog of American National Standards.

Orders for standards listed below: American National Standards Institute, Sales Department, 11 West 42 Street, New York, NY 10036. Phone: (212) 642-4900. See section on "Obtaining Standards" in the handbook's introduction for alternate sources of ANSI and other technical standards.

ASC X3: Accredited Standards Committee for Information Processing Systems

ASC X3 was created in 1960 and, after several reorganizations that reflected the rapid growth and changes in the computer industry during the last three decades, now is responsible for computer and information processing standards, with special focus on those that affect the operators of the machines (including programming languages and characteristics of magnetic media).

ASC X3 only has about 40 full voting members, but the number of technical committees exceeds 75 and they are pursuing some 500 projects in addition to handling a large number of international activities. Membership is the full organization is quite expensive, but it is possible to join at the committee level for considerably less. The National Archives and Records Administration is the only archival organization to do so, however, having membership currently in two X3 committees.

Information: ASC X3 Secretariat, Computer and Business Equipment Manufacturers Association (CBEMA), 1250 Eye Street NW, Suite 200, Washington, DC 20005. Phone: (202) 737-8888.

* ANSI X3.4-1986. American National Standard Code for Information Interchange (ASCII).

ANSI X3.26-1980. Hollerith Punched Card Code.

* ANSI X3.30-1985. Representation for Calendar Date and Ordinal Date for Information Interchange.

ANSI X3.31-1988. Codes--Structure for the Identification of the Counties and County Equivalents of the United States and Its Outlying and Associated Areas for Information Interchange.

ANSI X3.38-1988. Codes--Identification of the States, the District of Columbia, and the Outlying and Associated Areas of the United States for Information Interchange.

ANSI X3.41-1990. Code Extension Techniques for Use with the 7-Byte Coded Character Set of ASCII.

* ANSI X3.43-1986. Representation of Local Time of the Day for Information Interchange.

ANSI X3.47-1988. Codes--Structure and Data Requirements for the Identification of Named Populated Places, Primary County Divisions, and Other Locational Entities of the United States and its Outlying and Associated Areas for Information Interchange.

ANSI X3.61-1986. Representation of Geographic Point Locations for Information Interchange.

* ANSI X3.138-1988. Information Systems--Information Resource Dictionary System (IRDS).

ANSI X3.172-1990. American National Dictionary for Information Systems (ANDIS).

ASC X12: Accredited Standards Committee for Electronic Data Interchange

ASC X12, chartered in 1979, develops and maintains standards relating to the electronic data interchange (EDI) of business transactions.

Information: ASC X12 Secretariat, Data Interchange Standards Association (DISA), 1800 Diagonal Road, Suite 355, Alexandria, VA 22314. Phone 703) 548-7005.

* ANSI X12 suite. Electronic Data Interchange (EDI).


American Society of Indexers (ASI)

Information and orders: American Society of Indexers, P.O. Box 386, Port Aransas, TX 78373. Phone: (512) 749-4052.

Generic Markup of Electronic Index Manuscripts.


Archives and Museum Informatics

Information: David Bearman, Archives and Museum Informatics, 5501 Walnut Street, Suite 203, Pittsburgh, PA 15232-2311. Phone: (412) 683-9775.

Orders: Same address; also available from the Society of American Archivists.

Functional Requirements for Membership, Development, and Participation Systems. 1990.

Functional Requirements for Collections Management Systems. 1987.


Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS)

See under: American Library Association (ALA)


Association for Information and Image Management (AIIM)

AIIM, successor to the National Micrographics Association, has an active standards program and is the principal developer of standards for microforms and other information storage technologies involving images, such as scanners and optical disks. AIIM is an ANSI-accredited standards developer and sponsors a National Standards Council with invited representatives from a wide range of associations, including SAA, to promote communications about common standards-related concerns. The AIIM Bookstore, a free catalog issued annually, lists all current ANSI/AIIM standards as well as many closely related ones developed by federal and international agencies.

Information and orders: AIIM, 1100 Wayne Avenue, Suite 1100, Silver Spring, MD 20910. Phone: (301) 587-8202.

* ANSI/AIIM MS19-1987. Recommended Practice for Identification of Microforms.

AIIM TR2-1992. Glossary of Imaging Technology.


Association for Recorded Sound Collections (ARSC)

Information: ARSC, P.O. Box 10162, Silver Spring, MD 20904.

Rules for Archival Cataloging of Sound Recordings. 1980.


Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL)

See under: American Library Association (ALA)


Association of Research Libraries (ARL)

Information: ARL, Systems and Procedures Exchange Center (SPEC), Office of Management Studies, 1527 New Hampshire Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20036. Phone: (202) 232-8656.

Planning for Management Statistics in ARL Libraries. ARL SPEC Kit 134. 1987.

Remote Access to Online Catalogs. ARL Spec Kit 142. 1988. (out of print)

Use of Management Statistics in ARL Libraries. ARL Spec Kit 153. 1989.


Association of Records Managers and Administrators (ARMA International)

The Association of Records Managers and Administrators, the principal organization for records and information managers in the U.S., is one of the most recently ANSI-accredited standards developers. Only its Alphabetic Filing Rules (ANSI/ARMA 1-1990) has gone through the full ANSI approval process.

Information and orders: ARMA International, 420 Somerset, Suite 215, Prairie Village, KS 66208. Phone: (913) 341-3808.

* ANSI/ARMA International 1-1990. ARMA Alphabetic Filing Rules.

* ARMA Filing Procedures Guideline. 1989.

* ARMA Numeric Filing Guideline. 1989.

* ARMA Subject Filing Guideline. 1988.

Glossary of Records Management Terms. 1989.


Bureau of Canadian Archivists (BCA)

Information: Bureau of Canadian Archivists, Planning Committee on Descriptive Standards, c/o Canadian Council of Archives, 344 Wellington St., Room 3020, Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0N3 Canada.

Planning Committee on Descriptive Standards

The Archival Fonds: From Theory to Practice. 1992.

Authority Control: A Manual for Archivists (Black). 1991.

Developing Descriptive Standards: A Call to Action. 1987.

An Introduction to Authority Control for Archivists (Gagnon-Arguin). 1992.

* Rules for Archival Description (RAD). 1992.

Subject Indexing for Archives: Report of the Subject Indexing Working Group. 1992.


Canadian Library Association (CLA)

Information: Canadian Library Association, 200 Elgin Street, Guide 602, Ottawa, ON K2P 1L5, Canada. Phone: (613) 232-9625.

Orders: Many CLA publications, including the one listed below, can be ordered in the U.S. from the American Library Association. See address above.

A Dictionary of Acronyms and Abbreviations in Library and Information Science. 2nd ed., 1985.


Commission on Preservation and Access

Information: Commission on Preservation and Access, 1400 16th Street, NW, Suite 740, Washington, DC 20036-2217. Phone: (202) 939-3400.

Preservation and Access Terminology--The Relationship Between Digital and Other Media Conversion Processes: A Structured Glossary. 1990.


Conference of Historical Journals

Information: Sara B. Bearss, Secretary-Treasurer, Conference of Historical Journals, Virginia Historical Society, P.O. Box 7311, Richmond, VA 23221. Phone: (804) 342-9673.

Guidelines for Editorial Procedures and Practices. 1988.


Dekker, Marcel

See Marcel Dekker


Elsevier Science Publishing Co.

Orders: Elsevier Science Publishing Co., Inc., 655 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10010. Phone: (212) 989-5800.

Dictionary of Information Science: English, French, German, Russian. 1989.


Gaylord Information Systems

Orders: Gaylord Information Systems, P.O. Box 4901, Syracuse, NY 13221. Phone (800) 962-9580.

Library Automation Style Guide. October 1991.


Getty Trust, J. Paul

Art History Information Program (AHIP)

Art and Architecture Thesaurus (AAT)

The Art and Architecture Thesaurus Bulletin provides an annual update on the progress of the project and on application of the thesaurus in various settings. The most recent (number 21) was issued in 1993.

Information: Toni Petersen, director, Art and Architecture Thesaurus, 62 Stratton Road, Williamstown, MA 01267. Phone: (413) 458-2151.

Orders: Oxford University Press, 200 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10016. Phone: (212) 679-7300; (800) 334-4249.

* Art and Architecture Thesaurus. 1990.

AAT Supplement 1. 1992.


Gower Publishing Company

Orders: Gower Publishing Co., Old Post Road, Brookfield, VT 05306. Phone: (802) 276-3162; FAX (802) 276-3837.

* Manual of Archival Description (MAD2). 2nd ed., 1990.

Harrod's Librarians Glossary of Terms Used in Librarianship, Documentation, and the Book Crafts and Reference Book. 7th ed., 1990.

The MAD User Guide. 2nd ed., 1989.


Greenwood Press

Orders: Greenwood Press, 88 Post Road West, Box 5001, Westport, CT 06881. Phone: (203) 226-3571.

Urban Information Thesaurus: A Vocabulary for Social Documentation. 1977.


Government Documents Round Table (GODORT)

See under: American Library Association (ALA)


International Council on Archives (ICA)

Created in 1950, ICA works through its committees and commissions to promote cooperation among archival repositories and professional associations worldwide. Often with support from Unesco, ICA has sponsored preparation of a range of publications that espouse fundamental principles and establish common practice.

Information: Charles Kecskeméti, International Council on Archives, 60 rue des Francs-Bourgeois, F-75003, Paris, France.

Orders: Several ICA publications, including the first three listed below, are available in the U.S. from K.G. Saur, 245 West 17th Street, New York, NY 10011.

The Arrangement and Description of Archival Materials. 1980. (Hugh A. Taylor)

* Dictionary of Archival Terminology: English and French with Equivalents in Dutch, German, Italian, Russian, and Spanish. 2nd ed., 1988.

* Glossary of Basic Archival and Library Conservation Terms: English with Equivalents in Spanish, German, Italian, French, and Russian. 1988. (Committee on Conservation and Restoration, Carmen Crespo Nogueira, ed.).

Ad Hoc Commission on Descriptive Standards

Information: Secretariat: c/o National Archives of Canada, Office of Archival Descriptive Standards, 395 Wellington Street, Ottawa, ON K1A 0N3 Canada. Phone: (613) 996-7592.

* ICA Statement of Principles Regarding Archival Description. 1992.

* ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description. Draft, 1992.


International Electrotechical Commission (IEC)

See under: International Organization for Standardization (ISO), Joint Technical Committee 1 (JTC1).


International Federation of Film Archives (FIAF)

Information: Fédération Internationale des Archives du Film, Coudenberg 70, B-1000 Brussels, Belgium.

Orders: The following FIAF documents are available in the U.S. from K.G. Saur, 245 West 17th Street, New York, NY 10011.

FIAF Cataloguing Rules for Film Archives. 1991.

Glossary of Filmographic Terms. 1989.

The following FIAF documents are available from the International Index to Film and Television Periodicals, FIAF, 113 Canalot Studios, 222 Kensal Road, London W10 5BN England.

Subject Headings: Film. 5th ed., 1990.

Subject Headings: Television. 1992.


International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA)

Information: International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions, c/o The Royal Library, Box 95312, 2509 CH The Hague, The Netherlands.

Orders: Many IFLA documents, including most of those listed below, are available in the U.S. from K.G. Saur, 245 West 17th Street, New York, NY 10011.

Universal Bibliographic Control and International MARC Programme (UBCIM)

ISBD(G): General International Standard Bibliographic Description. 1977.

ISBD(A): International Standard Bibliographic Description for Older Monographic Publications (Antiquarian). 1991.

ISBD(CM): International Standard Bibliographic Description for Cartographic Materials. 1987.

ISBD(M): International Standard Bibliographic Description for Monographic Publications. 1987.

ISBD(MRF): International Standard Bibliographic Description for Machine-Readable Files. 19xx.

ISBD(NBM): International Standard Bibliographic Description for Non-Book Materials. 1987.

ISBD(PM): International Standard Bibliographic Description for Printed Music. 1990.

ISBD(S): International Standard Bibliographic Description for Serials. 1987.

Names of States: An Authority List of Language Forms for Catalogue Entries. 1981.


International Organization for Standardization (ISO)

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) coordinates the work of national standards bodies from some 87 countries worldwide. The U.S. representative to ISO is the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).

ISO conducts its work through technical committees (TCs) which focus on specific technologies, materials, or methods. ANSI has created Technical Advisory Groups (TAGs) to represent the U.S. and work directly with specific ISO technical committees.

Most description-related ISO standards covering aspects of bibliographic and publishing practices are assigned to TC 46, Documentation. Information systems standards, however, are the jurisdiction of Joint Technical Committee 1 (JTC 1) which is a cooperative body serving both ISO and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC). Those standards which have been approved in identical form by both international organizations are indicated by ISO/IEC in their title.

ISO produces handbooks that provide the texts of standards on specific topics more economically than individual copies of each standard. Most of those listed below under Technical Committee 46, for instance, are contained in Handbook 1: Documentation and Information, 3rd ed., 1988.

Those documents whose numbers are preceded by "DIS" are draft information standards and not yet approved by ISO in final form. Those containing the designation "CD" are committee drafts, indicating an even earlier stage of development.

Information in the U.S. about the activities of each TC is most easily obtained from the organization acting as the secretariat for the TAG affiliated with it. See addresses listed under each TC below. General information about ISO activities can be obtained from the American National Standards Institute, 11 West 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036. Phone: (212) 642-4900. The ISO Central Secretariat is located at 1 rue de Varembé, Case postale 56, CH-1211 Geneva 20, Switzerland.

Orders for approved standards: Copies of the handbooks or individual ISO standards which have been approved can be ordered in the U.S. from the American National Standards Institute, 11 West 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036. Phone: (212) 642-4900.

Copies of draft standards: Documents designated "DIS" or "CD" can be obtained from the TAGs for their respective technical committees. See addresses under each TC below.

ISO Technical Committee 37:
Terminology (principles and co-ordination)

Information in the U.S.: TC 37 Technical Advisory Group whose Administrator is Karen Love Millul, American Society for Testing and Materials, 1916 Race Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103-1187. Phone: (215) 299-5557.

* ISO 639:1988. Code for the representation of names of languages.

ISO Technical Committee 46:
Information & Documentation

Information in the U.S.: TC 46 Technical Advisory Group, whose secretariat is the National Information Standards Organization (Z39), P.O. Box 1056, Bethesda, MD 20827. Phone: (301) 975-2814.

ISO 9:1986. Documentation--Transliteration of Slavic Cyrillic characters into Latin characters.

ISO 214:1976 (R1992). Documentation--Abstracts for publications and documentation.

ISO 233:1984. Documentation--Transliteration of Arabic characters into Latin characters.

ISO 259:1984. Documentation--Transliteration of Hebrew characters into Latin characters.

ISO 690:1987. Bibliographic references--Content, form, and structure.

ISO 832:1975. Documentation--Bibliographical references--Abbreviations of typical words. A revision also exists as a CD.

ISO/R 843:1968. International system for the transliteration of Greek characters into Latin characters.

ISO 999:1975. Documentation--Index of a publication. A substantial revision also exists as a CD.

ISO 1086:1991. Information and documentation--Title leaves of a book.

ISO 2108:1992. Information and documentation--International Standard Book Numbering (ISBN).

ISO 2146:1988. Documentation--Directories of libraries, archives, information and documentation centres, and their data bases.

* ISO 2709:1981. Documentation--Format for bibliographic information interchange on magnetic tape.

* ISO 2788:1986. Documentation--Guidelines for the establishment and development of monolingual thesauri. 2nd ed.

ISO 2789:1991. Information and documentation--International library statistics.

* ISO 3166:1988. Codes for the representation of names of countries. (see ANSI/NISO/ISO 3166 under NISO, below).

ISO 3297:1986. Documentation--International Standard Serial Numbering (ISSN).

ISO 3602:1989. Documentation--Romanization of Japanese (kana script).

ISO 3901:1986. Documentation--International Standard Recording Code (ISRC).

ISO 5123:1984. Documentation--Headers for microfiche of monographs and serials.

ISO 5127. Documentation and information--Vocabulary.

Part 1: Basic concepts (1983).
Part 2: Traditional documents (1983).
Part 3: Iconic documents (1988).
Part 3A (will become Part 5): Acquisition, identification and analysis of documents and data (1981).
Part 4 (DIS): Archival documents.
Part 6: Documentary languages (1983).
Part 7 (DIS): Retrieval and dissemination of information.
Part 8 (DIS): Reprography of documents.
Part 9 (DIS): Administration and organization of archives, libraries, documentation centres and museums.
Part 10 (DIS): Legal aspects of information and documentation: Literary, artistic and industrial property (copyright/patents).
Part 11: Audio-visual documents (1987).
Part 12 (DIS): Legal aspects of information and documentation: Data protection.
Part 13 (DIS): Museum documents.
Part 14 (DIS): Storage and preservation of documents.

ISO 5426:1983. Extension of the Latin alphabet coded character set for bibliographic information interchange.

ISO 5427:1984. Extension of the Cyrillic alphabet coded character set for bibliographic information interchange.

ISO 5428:1984. Greek alphabet coded character set for bibliographic information interchange.

* ISO 5963:1985. Documentation--Methods for examining documents, determining their subjects and selecting indexing terms.

* ISO 5964:1985. Documentation--Guidelines for the establishment and development of multilingual thesauri.

ISO 6357:1985. Documentation--Spine titles on books and other publications.

ISO 6438:1983. Documentation--African coded character set for bibliographic information interchange.

ISO 7098:1991. Documentation--Romanization of Chinese. 2nd ed.

ISO 7154:1983. Documentation--Bibliographic filing principles.

ISO/TR 8393:1985. Documentation--ISO bibliographic filing rules (International Standard Bibliographic Filing Rules)--Exemplification of bibliographic filing principles in a model set of rules.

ISO 8777:1993. Information and documentation--Commands for interactive text searching.

ISO 10160:1993. Information and documentation--Open Systems Interconnection--Interlibrary loan application service definition.

ISO 10161:1993. Information and documentation--Open Systems Interconnection--Interlibrary loan application protocol specification.

ISO 10162:1993. Information and documentation--Open Systems Interconnection--Search and retrieve application service definition.

ISO 10163:1993. Information and documentation--Open Systems Interconnection--Search and retrieve application protocol specification--Part 1: Protocol specification.

ISO 10445:1993. Information and documentation--Preparation of manuscripts or computerscripts.

ISO/CD 10956. Information and documentation--Bibliographic references--Electronic documents or parts thereof.

ISO 12083:1993. Information and documentation--Electronic manuscript, preparation and markup.

ISO Technical Committee 68:
Banking and Related Financial Services

Information in the U.S.: TC 68 Technical Advisory Group, whose secretariat is the American Bankers Association, 1120 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20036. Phone: (202) 663-5000.

ISO 4217:1990. Codes for the representation of currencies and funds. 4th ed.

ISO Technical Committee 154:
Documents and data elements in administration, commerce and industry

Information in the U.S.: TC 154 Technical Advisory Group, whose secretariat is the Data Interchange Standards Association (DISA), 1800 Diagonal Road, Suite 355, Alexandria, VA 22314. Phone: (703) 548-7005.

* ISO 8601:1988. Data elements and interchange formats--Information interchange--Representation of dates and times.

ISO Technical Committee 171:
Micrographics and optical memories for document and image recording, storage and use

Information in the U.S.: TC 171 Technical Advisory Group, whose secretariat is the Association for Information and Image Management (AIIM), 1100 Wayne Avenue, Suite 1100, Silver Spring, MD 20910. Phone: (301) 587-8202.

ISO 6196. Micrographics--Vocabulary.

Section 01: General terms (1980)
Section 02: Image positions and methods of recording (1982)
Part 3: Film processing (1983)
Part 4: Materials and packaging (1987)
Part 5: Quality of images, legibility, inspection (1987)
Part 6: Equipment (1992)
Part 7: Computer micrographics (1992)
Part 8 (DIS): Application processes and techniques necessary for the distribution and use of microforms

ISO/IEC Joint Technical Committee 1 (JTC 1).

Information in the U.S.: JTC 1 Technical Advisory Group, whose Secretariat is the Computer and Business Equipment Manufacturers Association (CBEMA), 1230 Eye Street NW, Suite 200, Washington, DC 20005. Phone: (202) 737-8888.

ISO/IEC 646:1991. ISO 7-bit coded character set for information interchange.

ISO 2022:1986. Information processing--ISO 7-bit and 8-bit coded character sets--Code extension techniques.

ISO 2382. Information processing vocabulary [parts 1-25, variously dated 1976-1992]

ISO 6709:1983. Standard representation of latitude, longitude, and altitude for geographic point locations.

* ISO 7498-1:1984. Information processing systems--Open Systems Interconnection--Basic reference model (OSI).

* ISO 8879:1986. Information processing--Text and office systems--Standard Generalized Markup Language (SGML).

ISO/TR 9544:1988. Information processing--Computer-assisted publishing--Vocabulary.

ISO/IEC DIS 10646. Universal Character Set (UCS).

ISO/IEC TR 12382:1992. Permuted index of the vocabulary of information processing.


Joint Steering Committee for Revision of AACR

The Joint Steering Committee for Revision of the Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules (AACR) is composed of representatives from the national library associations in the U.S., Australia, U.K., and Canada. The American Library Association's Committee on Cataloging: Description and Access (CC:DA) exercises ALA's responsibilities for the review and comment on AACR revisions.

Information in the U.S.: CC:DA, ALA, 50 East Huron Street, Chicago, IL 60611. Phone: (312) 944-6780 or (800) 545-2433.

Orders in the U.S.: ALA Publishing Services, 50 East Huron Street, Chicago, IL 60611. Phone: (312) 944-6780 or (800) 545-2433.

* Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules (AACR 2). 2nd ed., rev., 1988.


K.G. Saur

See entries under International Council on Archives (ICA), International Federation of Film Archives (FIAF), and International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA).


Libraries Unlimited

Orders: Libraries Unlimited, P.O. Box 3988, Englewood, CO 80155-3988. Phone: (303) 770-1220 or (800) 237-6124.

Cataloging Microcomputer Software: A Manual to Accompany AACR 2, Chapter 9, Computer Files. 1988. (Nancy B. Olson)

Music Cataloging: The Bibliographic Control of Printed and Recorded Music in Libraries. 1989. (Richard P. Smiraglia)


Library and Information Technology Association (LITA)

See under: American Library Association (ALA)


Library of Congress (LC)

The Library of Congress is, of course, the dominant national institution in regard to library-based standards, including many of those used for archival description. Most cataloging and related standards are listed in the annual publications catalog of the Cataloging Distribution Service which is available free of charge.

Information about particular documents should be requested from the divisions under which they are listed below at the Library of Congress, Washington, DC 20540. Phone: (202) 707-5000.

Orders: Unless otherwise noted, all publications below can be ordered from the LC Cataloging Distribution Service (LC CDS), Washington, DC 20541. Phone: (202) 707-6100.

Cataloging Policy and Support Office

ALA-LC Romanization Tables: Transliteration Schemes for Non-Roman Scripts. 1991.

Cataloging Rules for the Description of Looseleaf Publications: With Special Emphasis on Legal Materials. 2nd ed., 1989.

Descriptive Cataloging of Rare Books. 2nd ed., 1991.

Geographic Cutters. 2nd ed., 1988.

Hebraica Cataloging: A Guide to ALA/LC Romanization and Descriptive Cataloging. 1987.

* Library of Congress Filing Rules. 1980.

* Library of Congress Name Authority File (LCNA). Continuously updated.

* Library of Congress Rule Interpretations. Continuously updated.

* Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH). Continuously updated.

Map Cataloging Manual. 1991.

Newspaper Cataloging and Union Listing Manual. 1990.

* Symbols of American Libraries (NUC Codes). 14th ed., 1992.

Network Development and MARC Standards Office

LC's Network Development and MARC Standards Office develops and maintains all of the USMARC formats and related documents. It is advised by MARBI and the USMARC Advisory Group (See under: ALA). It also created the Network Advisory Committee to bring representatives from many outside organizations (including SAA) together to discuss bibliographic and information exchange issues.

* USMARC Character Set for Chinese, Japanese, and Korean. 1986.

* USMARC Code List for Countries. 1988.

* USMARC Code List for Geographic Areas. 1988.

* USMARC Code List for Languages. 1989.

* USMARC Code List for Relators, Sources, Description Conventions. 1990.

USMARC Concise Formats for Bibliographic, Authority, Holdings and Classification Data. 1988, with updates through 1993.

* USMARC Format for Archival and Manuscripts Control (USMARC AMC). Contained in USMARC Format for Bibliographic Data.

* USMARC Format for Authority Data: Including Guidelines for Content Designation. 1987, plus periodic updates.

* USMARC Format for Bibliographic Data: Including Guidelines for Content Designation (UFBD). 1988, plus periodic updates.

USMARC Format for Classification Data. 1991.

USMARC Format for Community Information. 1992.

* USMARC Format for Holdings Data: Including Guidelines for Content Designation. 1989, plus periodic updates.

* USMARC Format for Visual Materials (USMARC VM). Contained in USMARC Format for Bibliographic Data.

USMARC Format: Proposed Changes.

* USMARC Relator Codes. 1990.

* USMARC Specifications for Record Structure, Character Sets, Tapes. 1990.

Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division

* Archival Moving Image Materials: A Cataloging Manual (AMIM). 1984.

* Moving Image Materials: Genre Terms (MIM). 1987.

Preservation Division

Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books: A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology. Available from the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402-9325.

Prints and Photographs Division

* Descriptive Terms for Graphic Materials: Genre and Physical Characteristic Headings (GMGPC). 1986.

* Graphic Materials: Rules for Describing Original Items and Historical Collections (GIHC). 1982.

* Library of Congress Thesaurus for Graphic Materials: Topical Terms for Subject Access (LCTGM). 1987.


The Manuscript Society

Information and orders: David R. Smith, executive director, The Manuscript Society, 350 North Niagara Street, Burbank, CA 91505.

The Manuscript Society Criteria for Describing Manuscripts and Documents [in manuscript dealers' catalogs]. 1990.


Marcel Dekker

Orders: Marcel Dekker, Inc., 270 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10016. Phone: (212) 696-9000; (800) 228-1160.

Information Resources Management: A Glossary of Terms. In Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science. Volume 41, 1986.


Media Marketing Group

Orders: Media Marketing Group, P.O. Box 611, DeKalb, IL 60115. Phone: (815) 895-6842.

Cataloging of Audiovisual Materials: A Manual Based on AACR 2. 3rd ed., 1991.


Mid Atlantic Regional Archives Conference (MARAC)

Information: Marsha Trumble, MARAC Administrator, University of Virginia, Law Library, Charlottesville, VA 22901. Phone: (804) 924-3023.

Findings on Finding Aids. 1988.


Modern Language Association of America (MLA)

Information and orders: Modern Language Association of America, 10 Astor Place, New York, NY 10003. Phone: (212) 475-9500.

MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers. 3rd ed., 1988.

Conference of Editors of Learned Society Journals

Guidelines for Journal Editors and Contributors. 1984.


National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)

Information: Archival Publications and Accessions Control Staff (NN-E), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, DC 20408. Phone: (202) 501-5330.

Archival Information System (AIS) Prototype Final Report. 1992.

The Control of Records at the Record Group Level. Staff Information Paper 15. 1950. (out of print)

Design Document for the Archival Information System. (in press)

A Federal Records Management Glossary. 2nd ed., 1993.

Life-Cycle Systems Data Element Manual (Data Elements 800). 1989, plus updates.

* The Preparation of Inventories. Staff Information Paper 14. 1982.

Revised System Concept for the National Archives Information System. 1986.


National Association of Government Archives and Records Administrators (NAGARA)

Information: Executive Secretariat, NAGARA, New York State Archives and Records Administration, 10A75 Cultural Education Center, Albany, NY 12230. Phone: (518) 473-9037.

Orders: Crystal McCandlish, NAGARA Publications and Membership Services, 28 Howard Street, Albany, NY 12207. Phone: (518) 463-8644.

* Program Reporting Guidelines for Government Records Programs. 1987.


National Information Standards Organization (NISO)

The National Information Standards Organization is the principal U.S. standards developer for library- and publishing-related standards. Its more than 65 voting members include SAA, NARA, LC, ALA, AIIM, RLG, and OCLC. NISO's purview extends to many areas affecting archival description, including bibliographic exchange and publishing practices.

All NISO standards published after 1988 are designated as "ANSI/NISO" in their numbering scheme.

Information: National Information Standards Organization, P.O. Box 1056, Bethesda, MD 20827. Phone: (301) 975-2814. Internet: NISO@ENH.NIST.GOV. See also p. 248 for information about NISO online information sources (listserv, ftp, gopher).

Orders: NISO Press, P.O. Box 338, Oxon Hill, MD 20750-0338. Phone: (800) 282-6476.

* ANSI/NISO Z39.2-199x. Information Interchange.

* ANSI Z39.4-1984. Basic Criteria for Indexes.

* ANSI Z39.7-1983. Library Statistics.

* ANSI/NISO Z39.9-1992. International Standard Serial Numbering (ISSN).

* ANSI Z39.10-1971 (R1977). Directories of Libraries and Information Centers.

ANSI Z39.11-1972 (R1983). System for the Romanization of Japanese.

ANSI Z39.12-1972 (R1984). System for the Romanization of Arabic.

* ANSI Z39.14-1979 (R1987). Writing Abstracts.

* ANSI Z39.15-1980. Title Leaves of a Book.

ANSI Z39.18-1987. Scientific and Technical Reports--Organization, Preparation, and Production.

* ANSI Z39.19-1980. Guidelines for Thesaurus Structure, Construction, and Use.

* ANSI/NISO Z39.21-1988. Book Numbering.

* ANSI/NISO Z39.22-1989. Proof Corrections.

ANSI/NISO Z39.23-1983. Standard Technical Report Number (STRN).

ANSI Z39.24-1976. System for the Romanization of Slavic Cyrillic Characters.

ANSI Z39.25-1975. Romanization of Hebrew.

ANSI Z39.27-1984 [withdrawn]. Structure for the Representation of Names of Countries, Dependencies, and Areas of Special Sovereignty for Information Interchange.

* ANSI Z39.32-1981. Information on Microfiche Headings.

ANSI Z39.35-1979. System for the Romanization of Lao, Khmer, and Pali.

ANSI Z39.37-1979. System for the Romanization of Armenian.

* ANSI/NISO Z39.41-1990. Printed Information on Spines.

* ANSI/NISO Z39.47-1985. Extended Latin Alphabet Coded Character Set for Bibliographic Use (ANSEL).

* ANSI/NISO Z39.50-1992. Information Retrieval Service Definition and Protocol Specification for Library Applications.

* ANSI Z39.53-1987. Codes for the Representation of Languages for Information Interchange.

ANSI/NISO Z39.56-1991. Serial Issue and Contribution Identifier.

* ANSI/NISO Z39.58-1992. Common Command Language for On-line Interactive Information Retrieval.

* ANSI/NISO Z39.59-1988. Electronic Manuscript Preparation and Markup.

ANSI/NISO Z39.62-199x. Eye-Legible Information on Microfilm Leaders and Trailers and on Containers of Process Microfilm on Open Reels [draft standard].

* ANSI/NISO Z39.64-1989. East Asian Character Code for Bibliographic Use (EACC).

ANSI/NISO Z39.69-199x. Patron Record Data Elements [draft standard].

* ANSI/NISO/ISO 3166:1988. Codes for the Representation of Names of Countries.


National Institute of Standards And Technology (NIST)

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (formerly the National Bureau of Standards) is the principal standards agency within the federal government. NIST oversees the development of Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) and conducts technical studies for other federal agencies.

Orders: Copies of FIPS Pubs and NIST reports are available from the National Technical Information Service (NTIS), U.S. Department of Commerce, Springfield, VA 22161. Phone: (703) 487-4650.

FIPS Pub 1-2. Code for Information Interchange, Its Representations, Subsets, and Extensions. 1984.

FIPS Pub 4-1. Representation for Calendar Date and Ordinal Date for Information Interchange. 1988.

FIPS Pub 5-2. Codes for the Identification of the States, the District of Columbia, and Outlying Areas of the United States, and Associated Areas. 1987.

FIPS Pub 6-4. Countries and Equivalent Entities of the United States, Its Possessions, and Associated Areas. 1990.

FIPS Pub 8-5. Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs) (Including CMSAs, PMSAs, and NECMAs). 1984.

FIPS Pub 11-3. Guideline: American National Dictionary for Information Processing Systems. 1991.

FIPS Pub 14-1. Hollerith Punched Card Code. 1980.

FIPS Pub 55DC-4. Guideline: Codes for Named Populated Places, Primary County Divisions, and Other Locational Entities of the United States and Outlying Areas. 1987.

FIPS Pub 58-1. Representation of Local Time of the Day for Information Interchange. 1988.

FIPS Pub 66. Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) Codes. 1979.

FIPS Pub 70-1. Representation of Geographic Point Locations for Information Interchange. 1986.

FIPS Pub 92. Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Codes. 1983.

FIPS Pub 95. Codes for the Identification of Federal and Federally Assisted Organizations. 1982.

FIPS Pub 104-1. ANS [American National Standard] Codes for the Representation of Names of Countries, Dependencies, and Areas of Special Sovereignty for Information Interchange. 1986.

FIPS Pub 146-1. Government Open Systems Interconnection Profile (GOSIP).

FIPS Pub 152. Standard Generalized Markup Language (SGML). 1988.

FIPS Pub 156. Information Resource Dictionary System. 1989.


N
ational Library of Medicine (NLM)

Information: Peri L. Schuyler, Head, Medical Subject Headings, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD 20894.

Orders: Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO), Washington, DC 20402-9325, or National Technical Information Service (NTIS), U.S. Department of Commerce, 5285 Port Royal Road, Springfield, VA 22161. Document Sales Desk: (703) 487-4650.

* Medical Subject Headings (MeSH). 1992.

Alphabetic list (geared to users of Index Medicus, available from GPO)
Annotated alphabetic list (geared to indexers, catalogers, online searchers, available from NTIS)
Tree structures (available from NTIS)
Permuted subject headings list (available from NTIS)


Oberlin College Library

Orders: Catalog Department, Oberlin, OH 44074

Library of Congress Rule Interpretations for AACR 2: A Cumulation from Cataloging Service Bulletins. 1989, with quarterly updates.


OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc.

Information: OCLC, 6565 Frantz Road, Dublin, OH 43017-0702. Phone: (614) 764-6000.

Orders: Documentation Department at the address above.

Archives and Manuscript Control Format. 2nd ed., 1986.

Bibliographic Input Standards. 4th ed., 1990.


Oryx Press

Orders: 4041 North Central, Suite 700, Phoenix, AZ 85012-3330. Phone: (602) 265-2651; (800) 279-6799.

Thesaurus of Subject Headings for Television: A Vocabulary for Indexing Script Collections. 1990.


Oxford University Press

See Art and Architecture Thesaurus (AAT), under Getty Trust, Art History Information Program (AHIP)


Research Libraries Group, Inc. (RLG)

Information: Research Libraries Group, Inc., 1200 Villa Street, Mountain View, CA 94041-1100. Phone: (415) 962-9951.

Copies of the form terms list are no longer available. Copies of the system manual are available from the address above.

* Form Terms for Archives and Manuscript Control. 1985.

RLIN Supplement to USMARC Bibliographic Format. 1989, with periodic updates.


Saur, K.G.

See entries under International Council on Archives (ICA), International Federation of Film Archives (FIAF), and International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA).


Scarecrow Press

Orders: 52 Liberty St., P.O. Box 4167, Metuchen, NJ 08840. Phone: (201) 548-8600; (800) 537-7107.

LC Romanization Tables and Cataloging Policies. 1990.

LC Rule Interpretations of AACR 2. 1985, 1987, 1988.


Society of American Archivists (SAA)

Information and orders: SAA, 600 South Federal, Suite 504, Chicago, IL 60605. Phone: (312) 922-0140.

Archives Assessment and Planning Workbook. 1989.

* Archives, Personal Papers, and Manuscripts: A Cataloging Manual for Archival Repositories, Historical Societies, and Manuscript Libraries (APPM). 2nd ed., 1989.

Arranging and Describing Archives and Manuscripts. 1990.

* Data Elements Used in Archives, Manuscripts, and Records Repository Information Systems: A Dictionary of Standard Terminology (NISTF Data Elements Dictionary). 1984. (out of print)

* A Glossary for Archivists, Manuscript Curators, and Records Managers. 1992.

Introduction to the USMARC Format for Archival and Manuscripts Control. 1990.

* Inventories and Registers: A Handbook of Techniques and Examples. 1976. (out of print)

MARC for Archives and Manuscripts: A Compendium of Practice. 1985.

* Thesaurus of University Terms (TUT). 1986.


Society of Archivists (U.K.) and the British Library Research and Development Department

See Manual of Archival Description (MAD2) and MAD User Guide under Gower Publishing Company.


Soldier Creek Press

Orders: 642 Hunt Street, Drawer U, Lake Crystal, MN 56055. Phone: (507) 726-2985.

Cataloging Computer Files. 1991.

Cataloging Motion Pictures and Videorecordings. 1991.

Cataloging Music: A Manual for Use with AACR 2. 2nd ed., 1986.

A Manual of AACR 2 Examples for Microcomputer Software, with MARC Tagging and Coding. 3rd ed., 1988.

Music Coding and Tagging: MARC Content Designation for Scores and Sound Recordings. 1990.

Music Subject Headings: Compiled from LC Subject Headings. 1988.

Subject Access to Films and Videos. 1992.


United Nations

Advisory Committee for the Co-ordination of Information Systems (ACCIS)

Information: Celine Walker, Executive Secretary, ACCIS, Palais des Nations, 1211 Geneva 10, Switzerland.

Orders: 2 UN Plaza, Sales Section, Publishing Division, Room DC2-853, New York, NY 10017. Phone: (212) 963-8302.

"Glossary for Electronic Archives and Records Management." 1990. In Management of Electronic Records: Issues and Guidelines.

Unesco

Information: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Division of the General Information Programme, 7 Place de Fontenoy, 75700 Paris France.

Orders: It is possible to request copies of Unesco documents from the address above free of charge, but individuals in the U.S. may wait many months for a response. Copies of all of the documents listed below are available through the Archives and Library Information Center (ALIC) and the Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC). See p. 13-14 for further information on their services and p. 247 for their addresses.

Common Communication Format (CCF). 1988.

A Guide for Surveying Archival and Records Management Systems and Services: A RAMP Study. 1983.

* Guidelines for the Preparation of General Guides to National Archives: A RAMP Study. 1983.

The Impact of Computerization on Archival Finding Aids: A RAMP Study. 1991.

Introduction to Archival Automation: A RAMP Study with Guidelines. 1986.

Toward International Standardization of Statistics on Archival Institutions and Records Centres, Report. 1978.


U.S. Federal Government

See Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Institute of Standards and Technology, National Library of Medicine, U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. Government Printing Office, and U.S. Office of Management and Budget.


U.S. Department of Commerce

Orders: Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402-9325.

Standard Occupational Classification Manual. 1980.


U.S. Department of Labor

Orders: Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402-9325.

* Dictionary of Occupational Titles (DOT). 4th ed., revised, 1991.


U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO)

Orders: Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402-9325.

* Government Printing Office Style Manual. 1984.

Word Division Supplement to the U.S. Government Printing Office Style Manual. 1987.


U.S. Office of Management and Budget (Executive Office of the President)

Orders: Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402-9325.

Standard Industrial Classification Manual (SIC Codes). 1987.


University of Chicago Press

Orders: University of Chicago Press, 11030 South Langley Avenue, Chicago, IL 60628. (312) 568-1550; (800) 621-2736.

Chicago Guide to Preparing Electronic Manuscripts: For Authors and Publishers. 1987.

* The Chicago Manual of Style. 13th ed., 1982.


Wilson, H.W.

Orders: H.W. Wilson, 950 University Avenue, Bronx, NY 10452. Phone: (212) 588-8400; (800) 367-6770.

Sears List of Subject Headings. 14th ed., 1991.



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