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Scope

Standardization of practices relating to libraries, documentation and information centres, publishing, archives, records management, museum documentation, indexing and abstracting services, and information science.

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114

published ISO standards *

related to the TC and its SCs

of which 32 under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 46

28

ISO standards under development *

related to the TC and its SCs

of which 6 under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 46

36

Participating countries

33

Observing countries

* number includes updates

Reference Title Type
ISO/TC 46/SC 4 Technical interoperability Sub committee
ISO/TC 46/SC 8 Quality - Statistics and performance evaluation Sub committee
ISO/TC 46/SC 9 Identification and description Sub committee
ISO/TC 46/SC 10 Requirements for document storage and conditions for preservation Sub committee
ISO/TC 46/SC 11 Archives/records management Sub committee
ISO/TC 46/MA ISO 3166 Maintenance Agency Working group *
ISO/TC 46/MA (TF ISO 3166-2) Task Force ISO 3166-2 Working group *
ISO/TC 46/MA (Voting Members) ISO 3166 Maintenance Agency (Voting members) Working group *
ISO/TC 46/WG 2 Coding of country names and related entities Working group *
ISO/TC 46/WG 3 Conversion of written languages Working group *
ISO/TC 46/WG 4 Terminology of information and documentation Working group *
ISO/TC 46/WG 7 Presentation of periodicals Working group *

* The convener can be reached through the secretariat (See contact information below)


Joint working groups under the responsibility of another committee
Reference Title
ISO/TC 171/SC 2/WG 5 Joint TC 171/SC 2 - TC 42 - TC 46/SC 11 - TC 130 WG: Document management applications - Application issues - PDF/A
Liaison Committees to ISO/TC 46

The committees below can access the documents of ISO/TC 46 :

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1 Information technology ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 34 Document description and processing languages ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 36 Information technology for learning, education and training ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 6 Paper, board and pulps ISO
ISO/TC 6/SC 2 Test methods and quality specifications for paper and board ISO
ISO/TC 37 Terminology and other language and content resources ISO
ISO/TC 37/SC 2 Terminographical and lexicographical working methods ISO
ISO/TC 42 Photography ISO
ISO/TC 68/SC 7 Core banking ISO
ISO/TC 154 Processes, data elements and documents in commerce, industry and administration ISO
ISO/TC 171 Document management applications ISO
ISO/TC 211 Geographic information/Geomatics ISO
ISO/TC 215 Health informatics ISO
Liaison Committees from ISO/TC 46

ISO/TC 46 can access the documents of the committees below :

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1 Information technology ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 34 Document description and processing languages ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 6 Paper, board and pulps ISO
ISO/TC 6/SC 2 Test methods and quality specifications for paper and board ISO
ISO/TC 37 Terminology and other language and content resources ISO
ISO/TC 37/SC 2 Terminographical and lexicographical working methods ISO
ISO/TC 68 Financial services ISO
ISO/TC 68/SC 4 Securities and related financial instruments ISO
ISO/TC 68/SC 7 Core banking ISO
ISO/TC 154 Processes, data elements and documents in commerce, industry and administration ISO
ISO/TC 171 Document management applications ISO
ISO/TC 211 Geographic information/Geomatics ISO
ISO/TC 215 Health informatics ISO
Organizations in liaison
Acronym Title Liaison type
CIDOC International Documentation Committee, International Council of Museums A
CISAC International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers A
DOI International Digital Object Identifier Foundation, Inc. A
EC - European Commission European Commission A
IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency A
ICA - archives International Council on Archives A
ICSTI - conseil International Council for Scientific and Technical Information A
IFLA International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions A
ISAN ISAN International Agency A
ISBN International ISBN Agency Ltd A
ISOC Internet Society A
ISSN International Center ISSN International Centre A
ITU International Telecommunication Union A
UNCTAD United Nations Conference on Trade and Development A
UNECE United Nations Economic Commission for Europe A
UNESCO United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization A
IIF International Institute of Refrigeration B
UN United Nations B
UPU Universal Postal Union B
WIPO World Intellectual Property Organization B
ICANN Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers D
Date Month Location TC/SC Note
22-26 May 2017 Pretoria (South Africa) ISO/TC 46/SC 9  
22-26 May 2017 Pretoria (South Africa) ISO/TC 46/SC 11 *
24-25 May 2017 Pretoria (South Africa) ISO/TC 46/SC 4  
25 May 2017 Pretoria (South Africa) ISO/TC 46/SC 10  
26 May 2017 Pretoria (South Africa) ISO/TC 46  

* Information definite but meeting not yet formally convened
** Provisional

ISO/TC 46 - Secretariat

AFNOR France
Association française de normalisation
11 rue Francis de Pressensé
F-93571 La Plaine Saint-Denis Cedex
France

Tel: +33 1 41 62 80 00
Fax: +33 1 49 17 90 00

Secretariat direct:
Mme Sabine Donnard Cusse