The #1 guide to metadata for book publishers, fully revised and expanded
The Second Edition Includes:
A new chapter about Search Engine Optimization, Keywords, and Subjects
A new chapter specifically addressing Metadata for Self-Publishers and Small Publishers
Expanded information about transitioning to ONIX 3.0
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For book publishers large & small: the guide to creating and distributing metadata for maximum sales.
by Renée Register & Thad McIlroy
144 pages, illustrated with charts & graphs
Includes a comprehensive glossary of industry & technical terms
Includes annotated directories of vendors & industry organizations
The Metadata Handbook shows how metadata works, introduces industry standards and best practices, and outlines the essential components for successful metadata creation and distribution.
The new edition is fully updated and expanded to include the most recent information on metadata standards, practices, and use in the publishing industry.
Topics covered include:
- Book industry players and the metadata lifecycle
- Book industry metadata standards
- Essential metadata elements
- Metadata best practices and certification programs
- Metadata and the future of publishing
Digital Book World now offers courses through Digital Book World University. The specialized online courses offered by DBW U are led by industry professionals and cover the topics most critical to digital publishing success.
Digital Book World University offers a series of four metadata courses, based on The Metadata Handbook and taught by Renée. Each of the four-week online courses is now offered continuously. Find out more about the courses by clicking on the titles below.
- Metadata Best Practices and Industry Certification
- Metadata and the Future of Publishing
- Introduction to Metadata for Books
- Essential Metadata Elements