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Graham Bell, executive director of EDItEUR, will lead a workshop that examines opportunities to use ONIX 3.0.x to communicate pricing information. Participants will be asked to contribute actual metadata from their own feeds, with feedback provided as part of the workshop.

When: Friday, February 21, 2020
1:00 PM
Where: Elsevier's New York Offices
230 Park Avenue
New York, NY 
United States
Contact: Brian O'Leary
(646) 336-7141

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The member price for this workshop is $249; the nonmember price is $324. Discounts are available for multiple attendees from the same company and for attendance in multiple sessions. Contact BISG for details. This is a half-day workshop that will start at 1:00 p.m. and conclude around 5:00 p.m.

Overview: This advanced half-day workshop introduces the complex range of pricing options in ONIX 3.0, and provides an opportunity for detailed discussion of delegates’ own real-world ONIX price data.

Workshop level: Intermediate/Advanced. This course is suitable for delegates with a good background knowledge of publishing and experience working with ONIX. It is aimed at staff with management responsibility for product metadata or software developers seeking more in-depth domain knowledge. Delegates should have attended the ONIX: essentials course, or have gained extensive experience of metadata management over several years.

Workshop outline: The workshop content is flexible but is focused on the needs of the supply chain to exchange price metadata without ambiguity. Workshop participants should discuss their requirements with EDItEUR in advance.

Introduction: Detailed structure of the <price> composite – what the standard says and what the best practice documentation recommends; the attributes of a price, including price types and qualifiers, tax details, currencies, territories, conditions, constraints, licenses, discounts, dates, price identifiers, returns, free of charge products etc.

Critique: Delegates’ real-world examples displayed, explained, critiqued and options for improvements discussed; international examples. Content can be anonymized where needed.

Summary and further resources

Trainer: Graham Bell

EDItEUR is the international group coordinating development of the standards infrastructure for electronic commerce in the book, e-book and serials sectors. EDItEUR provides its membership with research, standards and guidance in such diverse areas as: bibliographic and product information for the book, e-book and serials sectors; EDI and other e-commerce transaction standards; the standards infrastructure for digital publishing; and rights management and trading.

Graham Bell, executive director of EDItEUR, provides in-person instruction on best practices with respect to its standards in markets around the world. ONIX and Thema training sessions are detailed, interactive, and tailored as much as possible to the questions participants bring to the workshops.


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