Open Scripture Information Standard

Open Scripture Information Standard ( OSIS ) is an XML application (or schema ), which defines tags for marking up Bibles, theological commentaries, and other related literature.

The OSIS was developed by the Bible Technologies Group, a joint committee sponsored by the American Bible Society and the Society of Biblical Literature . Other participants in the standards are the United Bible Societies , SIL International , and various national Bible societies, along with individual expert volunteers. The officers include Steven DeRose (chair), Kees DeBlois (vice chair), and Patrick Durusau (editor). As of mid-2006, the current version is 2.1.1. Continue reading