The ONIX for Books Product Information Message is the international standard for representing and communicating book industry product information in electronic form.

ONIX is an XML-based standard for book metadata, providing a consistent way for publishers, retailers and their supply chain partners to communicate rich information about their products. It is expressly designed to be used globally, and is not limited to any one language or the characteristics of a specific national book trade. It’s widely used throughout the book and e-book supply chain in North America, Europe and Australasia, and is increasingly being adopted in the Asia Pacific region.

Onixsuite is happy to provide a list of helpful resources for those seeking additional information about trade groups, ONIX generally, or metadata best practices. Please contact us if you need more information about what ONIX and Onixsuite can do for your business.