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Short for the National Information Standards Organization (NISO) is an American National Standards Institute (ANSI) accredited non-profit association that identifies, develops, maintains, and publishes technical standards to manage information.  NISO was founded in 1939 and its community consists of more than 70 organizations in the fields of publishing, libraries, IT, and media. NISO was designated by ANSI to represent U.S. interests as the Technical Advisory Group (TAG) to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).

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