Thursday, April 10, 2008

Metadata Resource Sharing among Publisher, Booksellers and Libraries

Today, Mr. YANG Wensheng, CEO of the Chinese Books in Print, visited National Library of China and discussed the possibility of cooperation between his company and cataloging librarians in NLC. Mr. Yang is responsible for some research projects related to standards in the publishing industry, such as ONIX application in China and a pre-publication bibliographic information standard. He is making efforts to realize metadata resource sharing among publishers, booksellers and library acquisitions and cataloging workflows.