Metadata Best Practices for Bowker

It’s hard to sell books online if people can’t find them or they don’t know what they are purchasing. Enter metadata. Metadata gives customers the information they need to make informed book purchases and is therefore essential for discoverability and encouraging online sales. In this video, Rebecca Albani of Bowker discusses:

  • How Bowker processes metadata
  • Where metadata is distributed from Bowker
  • BISG metadata best practices for discoverability
  • Examples of good and bad metadata and how to address common issues


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