CoreSource Metadata Template: Title Groups and Asset Types

On first glance, the CoreSource metadata template can seem to be an unwieldy beast, with fields scrolling as far as the eye can see. Luckily for time-pressed publishers, it’s pretty easy once […]

Print Metadata Distribution

True or false: CoreSource is just for ebook metadata

What is a Work Identifier?

The <workidentifier> in your ONIX is the element that links together all the different assets associated with a single title. The identifier for a title can be any unique code […]

Bibliotheca/3M Cloud Library – Academic Titles Discount Code

In order to receive the higher rate on Academic sales, publishers will need to enter a discount code in their metadata to indicate that a title falls into the Academic category.

Embedding HTML Text in an ONIX Data Element

Creating multiple paragraphs of text within a single ONIX data element is a notoriously tricky feat, but using HTML markup can help you avoid the eyesore of a solid block of text.

ONIX: For People Who Don’t Really Work With Metadata

Through ONIX, publishers can communicate essential book information across many different sales channels to help customers make informed purchase decisions.

Metadata Best Practices for Bowker

Metadata gives customers the information they need to make informed book purchases and is therefore essential for discoverability and encouraging online sales.

How to Input Discount Code Metadata

Everything you need to know about inputting discount code metadata for new vendors.

Video: Ebook Pricing Strategies with Nathan Maharaj

Here at eBOUND we often get asked “how should I price my ebooks?” or “what is the best price for x type of ebooks?”. This is one of the most […]

Removing Invisible Apostrophes from Spreadsheets

So you’re happily working away in Excel, performing some sorting wizardry on your piles of data. But then disaster strikes. You notice that some fields of data are not being […]