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COMING SOON: NIEM version 3.2!

NIEM 3.2 is an upcoming minor release that incorporates content identified since NIEM 3.1 was published. The final operational release of NIEM 3.2 is expected in the June 2016 timeframe. Stay tuned for updates!

Learn more about NIEM 3.2 here.

Current Release: NIEM version 3.1
Release Date: May 2015

Download the current release of the model and schemas here.

NIEM 3.1 is a minor release.  Learn more about the NIEM release cycle here.

Important NIEM 3.0 specifications are available:

Naming and Design Rules (NDR): This document specifies principles and enforceable rules for NIEM-conformant schema documents, instance XML documents, and data components.

Model Package Description (MPD): This document specifies normative rules for organizing and packaging Model Package Descriptions. An Information Exchange Package Documentation (IEPD) is a type of MPD. It defines required and optional artifacts, metadata, schemes, and syntax. It also provides some non-normative guidance.

Conformance: This document defines general conformance to NIEM.

Conformance Target Attribute: This document specifies an XML attribute that may occur within XML documents to establish a claim that the document conforms to a set of conformance targets.

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