Specification approved in 2012:

ANSI / NISO Z39.98-2012 - Authoring and Interchange Framework for Adaptive XML Publishing

More information is provided in the following areas:

Versions Currently in Use:

DAISY 3, Release 2005
ANSI/NISO Z39.86-2005 (R2012) Specifications for the Digital Talking Book

More information is available in the following areas:

DAISY, Release 2002
(Superseded version of the ANSI/NISO Z39.86 Specifications for the Digital Talking Book)

DAISY 2.02 Specification
(Formal Recommendation approved Feb. 28, 2001)

Outdated Versions

DAISY 2.01 Specification
(Recommendation approved Sep. 21, 1999)

DAISY 2.0 Specification
(Recommendation approved Sep. 22, 1998)


Affiliated Specifications Maintained by the DAISY Consortium

DAISY Online Specification
(officially, the Specification for the DAISY Online Delivery Protocol)

MathML in DAISY Modular Extension
(officially, the Specification for the Digital Talking Book Modular Extension for Mathematics)

This is the first and currently the only official Modular Extension to the DAISY 3 Standard.

DAISY Protected Digital Talking Book (PDTB)
(officially, the Specification for DAISY Protected Digital Talking Book)

This specification applies to both DAISY 2.02 and DAISY 3.

DAISY 2.02 Skippable Structures Recommendation
(approved June 6, 2003)