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  1. I know what metafiction is but I still don’t know what metadata actually is – a concrete example would help. Probably just me missing something obvious, so sorry, but I really would like to know. Thanks.

  2. Hi Marianne, thanks for your question.
    Metadata, when referring to books, usually means the information we provide alongside assets to help with identification and discoverability. There are a number of different individual elements to this, including title, author, ISBN, through to description, territory information, keywords and other rights permitted for that asset (for example whether text-to-speech is allowed for an ebook asset). Hope that helps,Ben

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