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Physical specifications

Physical specifications: Learning Metadata for Book Publishing
Physical specifications: Learning Metadata for Book Publishing

The physical characteristics of print books are important to retailers and to consumers, so publishers need to provide the height, width, depth, and weight of print books in their metadata feed. In this video, Joshua Tallent explains what these physical specs are and how they are transmitted to retailers. He also explains how page numbers are counted in books, and how these different specs change when describing an eBook file.

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Skill Level Beginner
1h 30m
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Design Digital Publishing Ebooks

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