Information and documentation - Information retrieval (Z39.50) - Application service definition and protocol specification
|Publication Date:||1 October 1998|
|ICS Code (IT applications in information, documentation and publishing):||35.240.30|
This standard is one of a set of standards produced to facilitate the interconnection of computer systems. It is positioned with respect to other related standards by the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) basic reference model (ISO 7498). This standard defines a protocol within the application layer of the reference model, and is concerned in particular with the search and retrieval of information in databases.