The DAISY Consortium is the official maintenance agency selected by the National Information Standards Organization (NISO) for the following standards:
- ANSI/NISO Z39.86-2005 (R2012) Specifications for the Digital Talking Book aka DAISY 3
- ANSI/NISO Z39.98-2012, Authoring and Interchange Framework for Adaptive XML Publishing Specification
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 current status of the DAISY/NISO and the EPUB Standards.
- DAISY 3 - the extensive documentation for the ANSI/NISO Z39.86-2005 (R2012) Specifications for the Digital Talking Book.
- Samples - XML files conforming to the DAISY/NISO Standard.
- Specifications - links to all of the DAISY technical specifications.
- DAISY Development (ZedNext) Wiki - the development wiki for the Z3986 and Z3998 working groups.
Questions concerning the DAISY/NISO Standards should be sent to the staff of the DAISY Consortium using the Contact Us form. Please select the "Standards" category.