DAISY Standard

Our goal is to make e-books accessible for everyone by contributing to the development of open accessible standards (DAISY, EPUB 3) and supporting inclusive publishing efforts around the world.

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The DAISY Consortium is the official maintenance agency selected by the National Information Standards Organization (NISO) for the following standards:

Development and implementation of open standards is an ongoing and evolutionary process. The DAISY Consortium is committed to ensure that our members' digital collections can be moved forward as the standards evolve.

A description of each sidebar link:

  • DAISY / EPUB 3 Developments: Relevant links to the latest information.
  • DAISY 3: The extensive documentation for the ANSI/NISO Z39.86-2005 (R2012) Specifications for the Digital Talking Book.
  • Specifications: DAISY technical specifications.

Questions concerning the DAISY/NISO Standards should be sent to the DAISY Consortium team using the Contact Us form. Please select the "Standards" category.