Metadata Sub-Committee

Page last updated 7th January 2021

 

 

Metadata Sub-Committee Terms of Reference

Member Organisation
Graham Bell EDItEUR
John Bell HarperCollins
Ruth Bradstreet Above the Treeline
Jo Burges knk Publishing Software
Nick Coveney Rakuten Kobo
Kat Coveyduck  Virtusales Publishing Solutions
Eric Green Bibliographic Data Services
Ingrid Harrold Dorling Kindersley
Azar Hussain Faber & Faber
Eleanor Jones PanMacmillan
Vlad Kriz Penguin Random House
Peter Mathews BIC Metadata Map Project Lead
Chris Saynor EDItEUR
James L. Smith Eurospan 
Antonia Squire The Bookshop 
Karina Urquhart BIC
Gabrielle Wallington (Deputy) Waterstones
Emma Watts Hachette
Howard Willows Nielsen
Jon Windus (Chair) Nielsen


Current agenda items include:

  • Business impact of COVID-19 
  • Keywords best practice                                                                               
  • Updates on BIC's project work:                                                               
    -          Metadata Supply Chain Map
    -          Price & Availability
    -          Out of Print Best Practice
    -          Ordering and related issues
  • Matching ISNIs to publishers' author data trial                                             
  • Refreshed BIC Product Data Excellence Award (PDEA) Scheme           
  • Watching Brief: ONIX Subtitle & Promotional Headline fields          
  • UK ONIX National Group Update                                                                                                  
  • UK Thema National Group Update                                                                                               

 

Copies of the notes from the most recent, or any past meetings of this committee, are available (to BIC members only) upon request via: info@bic.org.uk 

Date of next meeting: Wednesday 14th April 2021

BIC members interested in joining the BIC Metadata Sub-Committee should complete the application form here and send to info@bic.org.uk

Please note, the opportunity to sit on any BIC Committee or Group is reserved solely for BIC members. 

 

National Groups feeding into this Committee

UK ONIX National Group

Meeting notes:

Notes from the most recent meeting held 3rd December 2020 (and all meetings prior) are available on request (to BIC members only) via info@bic.org.uk  

Date of next meeting:
Thursday 23rd February 2021.  

In line with the BIC Privacy Policy, if you would like to obtain a copy of the BIC ONIX Survey Report 2018 (free of charge to BIC members and non-members), please register here.

 

UK Thema National Group

Notes from the most recent meeting

Date of next meeting: Thursday 17th December 2020. 

 

Active Steering Groups

Metadata Map Steering Group

Project Brief

For more information about this project, click here.

 

Completed Task & Finish Working Groups

Product Data Excellence Award (PDEA) Accreditation Scheme Review Task & Finish Working Group 

Minutes from the most recent meeting

Project Brief

Minutes from the PDEA Accreditation Review Workshop #1

Minutes from the PDEA Accreditation Review Workshop #2

Minutes from the PDEA Accreditation Review Workshop #3

Minutes from the PDEA Accreditation Review Workshop #4

Minutes from the PDEA Accreditation Review Workshop #5

 

Code Lists

For more information about code lists and to see previous issues of code lists, please click here.