EPUB Registry of Publication Types

25 February 2016

This version
http://www.idpf.org/epub/vocab/package/types/registry-20160222.html
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http://www.idpf.org/epub/vocab/package/types
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http://www.idpf.org/epub/vocab/package/types/registry-20141219.html
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Overview

This document defines the set of IDPF-recognized types for use in the dc:type element in Package Document metadata.

This document is informative and is not tied to a particular version of the EPUBĀ® specification.

Revision Policy

This document is subject to change at any time as new identifiers are established by the EPUB community. The types defined herein will never be removed, but may be deprecated.

Requests for additions must be made through the EPUB 3 Issue Tracker.

Publication Types

dictionary
Identifies that the EPUB Publication represents a dictionary. Refer to the EPUB Dictionaries and Glossaries specification for more information.
distributable-object [draft]
Identifies that the EPUB Publication contains a distributable object. Refer to the EPUB Distributable Objects specification for more information.
education [draft]
Identifies that the EPUB Publication conforms to the EDUPUB Profile.
index
Identifies that the EPUB Publication represents an index. Refer to the EPUB Indexes specification for more information.
preview [draft]
Identifies that the EPUB Publication is only a preview of a work. Refer to the EPUB Previews specification for more information.
scriptable-component [draft]
Identifies that the EPUB Publication is a Scriptable Component. Refer to EPUB Scriptable Components Packaging and Integration for more information.
teacher-edition [draft]
Identifies that the EPUB Publication contains the teacher's edition of a work. A teacher's edition differs from a teacher's guide in that it contains and annotates the text of the student edition. Refer to the EPUB EDUPUB Profile for more information.
teacher-guide [draft]
Identifies that the EPUB Publication contains a teacher's guide. A teacher's guide differs from a teacher's edition in that there is no corresponding student edition; it provides independent guidance to a teacher on some aspect of the curriculum. Refer to the EPUB EDUPUB Profile for more information.