The Committee brings together business and technical representatives from the worldÕs leading journal publishers and subscription agents. Together these trading partners are developing and defining industry standards for EDI use in facilitating journal subscription processing.

Aims and objectives

To be proactive in the specification, development, testing and implementation of agreed EDI standards

To encourage the exploitation and acceptance of EDI standards thus enhancing cost-effective and value-added services throughout the industry

To be recognized as an independent international body for the formulation, maintenance, administration and dissemination of EDI standards between publishers, agents and other intermediaries within the journals industry

To work together with other standards organizations to optimize the range and acceptability of the EDI standards developed for the industry.