Tagged: metadata

It's time for publishers to get serious about metadata

Last month Pan Macmillan appointed its first dedicated metadata manager. Here she explains why metadata should be high on every publisher's agenda - and her... Read more

Publishers are struggling with metadata; enter BookEngine

New research released this week shows that metadata is a high priority for publishers - but also that they're struggling to get it right. Enter... Read more

Startup of the week: Intellogo

Tech and publishing veteran Neil Balthaser is harnessing machine learning in his mission to exploit the rich data hidden inside billions of books. Read more

US uni presses partner with Trajectory in digital services

Boston-based Trajectory has announced a partnership with the Association of American University Presses (AAUP) to provide metadata translation, distribution channels, and Natural Language Processing analysis... Read more

A manifesto on metadata

The only way to make publishing's great content discoverable, is "via rich metadata linked into smart search systems." Thad McIlroy tells us. He knows this,... Read more

You are your metadata: #FutureChat

"I love algorithms. They get you so much more of the way there than starting with human search." And a lot of folks who agree... Read more

#FutureChat: Can better data management make good work stand out?

Into the data dome It was the kind of conference session that sends attendees out into the hallway wide-eyed and wary. And it was hard... Read more

The Road to Discoverability Part 1 – Metadata, SEO and Serendipity

I was asked to chair a panel at Tools of Change conference last week on Discoverability and it was a theme that emerged time and... Read more

Lost In Transition

The ISBN, ISSN, BIC and BISC codes and jacket images have all helped the trade, but do they still matter as much in the digital... Read more

What I learnt while digitising our list

Maybe you will think I am naive, or just hopefully optimistic, but when I took on the challenge of heading up the digital development of... Read more

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