There has been a recent slew of standards updates, from subject codes to ONIX, so our Bibliographic Manager Tom Richardson is here to round up all the excitement into one handy overview.
Users of BNC BiblioShare File Quality Reports may have noticed the appearance of a new citation about Country of Manufacture, so Tom has taken to the blog to explain.
EDItEUR just released a new series of Application Notes. Tom Richardson takes this opportunity to highlight a few of them.
ONIX Code lists Issue 38 for ONIX 3.0 has been released. We've highlighted some changes of particular note for you below.
Amazon's European stores are adopting the Thema subject classification system and publishing an internal "browse by subject" tree to show how they use the subject classifications.
There is nothing more divisive than a date in metadata. Canada, land of compromise, has a new guideline for dates and it neatly solves the issue by saying play nice and be accurate.
Your ONIX software may be converting your ISBN-10s to ISBN-13s or vice versa. We tell you why that's a problem!
Recently, the ONIX International Steering Committee announced a general statement of intent that ONIX 2.1 code lists should become truly and fully static. What does that mean for you?
Wherein we answer the question, "Are the new Young Adult BISAC subject codes being used?"
There have been some updates to Thema! What are the advantages of Thema when we use BISACs in North America? Well let us tell you.