Recently Updated: “Best Practices for Product Metadata: Guide for North American Data Senders and Receivers”
Here’s a new edition of reference resource that might be of interest to those of you in the publishing world.
Additionally, librarians who want to learn more about how this type of metadata looks and flows will also find it useful.
Links to the full text guide (free) are below. BookNet Canada also has made an introductory blog post available.
Best Practices for Product Metadata: Guide for North American Data Senders and Receivers
BISG (Book Industry Study Group) and BookNet Canada
September 16, 2013
- Covers both US and Canadian markets
- Updated to reflect the changing requirements of publishers and booksellers
- New focus on the current state of digital work flows
- Combines best practices for both senders and receivers
Direct to Full Text (193 pages; PDF)
About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.