BookNet Canada's & Book Industry Study Group's Best Practices for Product Metadata: Guide for North American Data Senders and Receivers

The BookNet Canada & Book Industry Study Group (BISG) Best Practices for Product Metadata is a comprehensive and useful resource for ONIX beginners or those fresh to ONIX 3.0, it contains:

  • A breakdown of ONIX blocks, highlighting what pieces of metadata are included within each

  • Use cases for each composite

  • Identification of mandatory tags/pieces of information

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