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ONIX	  101
Communica)on• Enables	  movement	  of	  goods/services	  from	  supplier	  to	  customer• Complexity	  of	  digital	  comm...
Metadata• Data	  about	  data• Take	  it	  personally!
ONline	  Informa)on	  eXchange
• a	  message	  -­‐-­‐	  not	  a	  databaseONIX	  is...
ONIX	  is...• a	  message	  -­‐-­‐	  not	  a	  database• a	  standard	  -­‐-­‐	  a	  shared	  language
ONIX	  is...• a	  message	  -­‐-­‐	  not	  a	  database• a	  standard	  -­‐-­‐	  a	  shared	  language• about	  books	  yo...
ONIX	  is...• a	  message	  -­‐-­‐	  not	  a	  database• a	  standard	  -­‐-­‐	  a	  shared	  language• about	  books	  yo...
ONIX	  is...• a	  message	  -­‐-­‐	  not	  a	  database• a	  standard	  -­‐-­‐	  a	  shared	  language• about	  books	  yo...
Product	  vs.	  Work• ONIX	  is	  about	  products	  NOT	  works• Products	  are	  manifesta?ons	  of	  works• Works	  are...
The	  Goal• To	  transmit	  data	  to	  partners• describe	  your	  product• define	  it	  terms	  of	  trade
The	  Goal• To	  provide	  a	  complete	  descrip?on• manage	  a	  moving	  target• con?nually	  refreshed	  feeds
Here	  come	  the	  pointy	  brackets!• ONIX	  is	  XML-­‐based• XML	  =	  Extensible	  Markup	  Language
XML	  Format• Elements– describe	  content– have	  opening	  and	  closing	  tags– content	  goes	  in	  between	  the	  t...
<tag>content</tag>
<Title>The	  Canadian	  Book	  Market	  2012</Title>
ONIX	  standardizes	  XML	  elements
<Title>The	  Canadian	  Book	  Market	  2012</Title>
<BookTitle>The	  Canadian	  Book	  Market	  2012</BookTitle>X
Reference	  name	  vs.	  Short	  tags• Reference	  name• <CountryOfPublica?on>• human	  readable• Short	  tag• <b083>• sav...
Composites
<Title><TitleType><TitleText><TitlePrefix><TitleWithoutPrefix><Sub?tle>
Product	  Record<Product></Product>
Schema	  Valida)on• ONIX	  schema	  -­‐	  set	  of	  rules• correct	  tags	  and	  codes• correct	  order	  of	  elements•...
Robust	  metadata	  =	  more	  sales
More	  metadata...LESS	  problems
Can	  I	  create	  ONIX	  by	  hand?• Why	  yes,	  yes	  you	  can.• Things	  you’ll	  need:• ONIX	  schema	  +	  manual:•...
Do	  I	  want	  to	  create	  ONIX	  by	  hand?• That	  depends...
Metadata	  Management• A	  central	  repository• With	  reusable	  records• That	  reduces	  knowledge	  drain
Metadata	  Workflow• Use	  your	  central	  metadata	  repository• feed	  it	  from	  all	  org	  levels• A	  schema	  vali...
Management	  Best	  Prac)ces• Split	  responsibility• Keep	  it	  dynamic• Always	  send	  the	  most	  up-­‐to-­‐date	  r...
ONIX	  History• Editeur.org• Evolving	  -­‐	  metadata	  commiaees• ONIX	  for	  Books	  1.0,	  2000• ONIX	  2.1,	  2004	 ...
3.0	  Uptake• Slow• 2.1	  sunset	  in	  2014• Ebook	  publishers• New	  digital	  markets
!!!!!!!!!!"#$%&()*+$++(,*-(!"+&.&*-(/#"((0++(1*2$*"-((! " # $ % &  ( ) * ) (+ , - . % $ / " 0 ( 1 2 2 3 (((!!!!!!!!!"##$!%...
Main	  Takeaways• Streamlines	  metadata	  communica?on• Improves	  internal	  systems• It’s	  free• It	  doesn’t	  requir...
For	  more	  info.	  on	  the	  ONIX	  standard:• ONIX	  2.1	  manual	  and	  codelists:• hap://www.editeur.org/15/Previou...
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  1. 1. ONIX  101
  2. 2. Communica)on• Enables  movement  of  goods/services  from  supplier  to  customer• Complexity  of  digital  communica?on• ONIX  for  Books!
  3. 3. Metadata• Data  about  data• Take  it  personally!
  4. 4. ONline  Informa)on  eXchange
  5. 5. • a  message  -­‐-­‐  not  a  databaseONIX  is...
  6. 6. ONIX  is...• a  message  -­‐-­‐  not  a  database• a  standard  -­‐-­‐  a  shared  language
  7. 7. ONIX  is...• a  message  -­‐-­‐  not  a  database• a  standard  -­‐-­‐  a  shared  language• about  books  you  have,  will,  are  publishing
  8. 8. ONIX  is...• a  message  -­‐-­‐  not  a  database• a  standard  -­‐-­‐  a  shared  language• about  books  you  have,  will,  are  publishing• widely  used
  9. 9. ONIX  is...• a  message  -­‐-­‐  not  a  database• a  standard  -­‐-­‐  a  shared  language• about  books  you  have,  will,  are  publishing• widely  used• completely  free
  10. 10. Product  vs.  Work• ONIX  is  about  products  NOT  works• Products  are  manifesta?ons  of  works• Works  are  abstract
  11. 11. The  Goal• To  transmit  data  to  partners• describe  your  product• define  it  terms  of  trade
  12. 12. The  Goal• To  provide  a  complete  descrip?on• manage  a  moving  target• con?nually  refreshed  feeds
  13. 13. Here  come  the  pointy  brackets!• ONIX  is  XML-­‐based• XML  =  Extensible  Markup  Language
  14. 14. XML  Format• Elements– describe  content– have  opening  and  closing  tags– content  goes  in  between  the  tags
  15. 15. <tag>content</tag>
  16. 16. <Title>The  Canadian  Book  Market  2012</Title>
  17. 17. ONIX  standardizes  XML  elements
  18. 18. <Title>The  Canadian  Book  Market  2012</Title>
  19. 19. <BookTitle>The  Canadian  Book  Market  2012</BookTitle>X
  20. 20. Reference  name  vs.  Short  tags• Reference  name• <CountryOfPublica?on>• human  readable• Short  tag• <b083>• save  space
  21. 21. Composites
  22. 22. <Title><TitleType><TitleText><TitlePrefix><TitleWithoutPrefix><Sub?tle>
  23. 23. Product  Record<Product></Product>
  24. 24. Schema  Valida)on• ONIX  schema  -­‐  set  of  rules• correct  tags  and  codes• correct  order  of  elements• correct  formaUng• mandatory  elements,  e.g.  <Title>• if-­‐then  constructs,  e.g.  if  <TitlePrefix>  then  <TitleWithoutPrefix>
  25. 25. Robust  metadata  =  more  sales
  26. 26. More  metadata...LESS  problems
  27. 27. Can  I  create  ONIX  by  hand?• Why  yes,  yes  you  can.• Things  you’ll  need:• ONIX  schema  +  manual:• ONIX  2.1  schema  from  Editeur.org• Text  editors:• Mac  -­‐  TextEdit;  TextWrangler• MicrosoZ  -­‐  NotePad• XML  validators• Mac  -­‐  Oxygen  ($)• MicrosoZ  -­‐  XML  Notepad• Online  -­‐  xmlvalidator.new-­‐studio.org
  28. 28. Do  I  want  to  create  ONIX  by  hand?• That  depends...
  29. 29. Metadata  Management• A  central  repository• With  reusable  records• That  reduces  knowledge  drain
  30. 30. Metadata  Workflow• Use  your  central  metadata  repository• feed  it  from  all  org  levels• A  schema  validator• An  ONIX  exporter
  31. 31. Management  Best  Prac)ces• Split  responsibility• Keep  it  dynamic• Always  send  the  most  up-­‐to-­‐date  record• Proofread!
  32. 32. ONIX  History• Editeur.org• Evolving  -­‐  metadata  commiaees• ONIX  for  Books  1.0,  2000• ONIX  2.1,  2004  -­‐  current• ONIX  3.0
  33. 33. 3.0  Uptake• Slow• 2.1  sunset  in  2014• Ebook  publishers• New  digital  markets
  34. 34. !!!!!!!!!!"#$%&()*+$++(,*-(!"+&.&*-(/#"((0++(1*2$*"-((! " # $ % & ( ) * ) (+ , - . % $ / " 0 ( 1 2 2 3 (((!!!!!!!!!"##$!%&!())*!+,-./%01!/%.-1!20).34!+,56!"#$#%&#(!)*!+&&#,-.)&*!/).0!1&&23#.!4-*-(-!!North  American  Metadata  Best  Prac?ces• bisg.org• new  version  in  June  2013• Canadian  qualifiers
  35. 35. Main  Takeaways• Streamlines  metadata  communica?on• Improves  internal  systems• It’s  free• It  doesn’t  require  large  dev  resources• There  are  oodles  of  tools  and  services
  36. 36. For  more  info.  on  the  ONIX  standard:• ONIX  2.1  manual  and  codelists:• hap://www.editeur.org/15/Previous-­‐Releases/• BISG  Product  Metadata  Best  Prac?ces:• hap://www.bisg.org/what-­‐we-­‐do-­‐21-­‐8-­‐product-­‐metadata-­‐best-­‐prac?ces.php• BNC  ONIX  documenta?on:• haps://booknetcanada.atlassian.net/wiki/display/UserDocs/ONIX

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