Some exciting news for a brisk midwinter’s Sunday (or Monday in the land where ONIX codelists are born): The latest version of the ONIX Specification 3.0 revision 2 (3.0.2), has been released as of January 2014. This revision is fully backward-compatible with earlier versions of the 3.0 specification. A summary of the changes between 3.0 […]
Just now I was trying to find out more about a CD published by French-Canadian performer Marianne Trudel. In either 2007 or 2009 (depending on the online listing) Trudel released a recording with her quintet called “Sands Of Time.” Sadly for Ms. Trudel this was also the period of greatest acclaim for the videogame Prince of Persia: The […]
It would be needlessly repetitious of me to again describe the role of ONIX code lists. Please look to my last blog entry on the subject for a rough guide. The annual October Frankfurt Book Fair was a fine occasion to release ONIX code lists Version 23. You find the changes describe in one PDF document […]
I often need to remind myself of just how complex metadata can be. The basic concepts are straightforward: make sure you supply all the bibliographic information for each title and all of the data necessary to sell the book, whether in print or digital, whether in a bookstore or online. I got it. But once […]
Metadata Best Practices and Industry Certification is now available. The publication of this guide is timed to coordinate with the recent release of BISG’s Best Practices for Product Metadata: Guide for North American Data Senders and Receivers.