NISO RP-29-2022, E-Book Metadata Recommended Practice, now Published!
The new Recommended Practice, NISO RP-29-2022, E-Book Bibliographic Metadata Requirements in the Sale, Publication, Discovery, and Preservation Supply Chain, was approved January 29 and published February 10, 2022.
The format, transmission, and applications of book metadata are changing. Metadata workflows and data exchange are becoming ever more automated, massive in scale, and networked. In this fast-changing environment, it is crucial for the various producers and users of e-book metadata—publishers, retailers, libraries, service providers, and preservation agencies—to develop awareness and become conscious of one another’s standards, practices, and purposes. This document presents recommendations that identify best practices within existing standards and workflows.