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ISBNs: Learning Metadata for Book Publishing
ISBNs: Learning Metadata for Book Publishing

The International Standard Book Number (ISBN) is the industry-standard identifier for books, ebooks, and audio books. This number is integral to the publishing supply chain, and allows retailers, distributors, and other stakeholders to properly distinguish between books and formats. In this video, Joshua Tallent explains how ISBNs work, where they an be acquired, and how they are expressed in the ONIX metadata. He also touches on other identifiers, such as GTIN-13, ISNI, and ISTC.

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Design Digital Publishing Ebooks

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