ONIX Code Lists Issue 11
List 21: Edition type code

Value Description Notes Issue

ABR Abridged Content has been shortened: use for abridged, shortened, concise, condensed. 0
ADP Adapted Content has been adapted to serve a different purpose or audience, or from one medium to another: use for dramatization, novelization etc. Use <EditionStatement> to describe the exact nature of the adaptation. 0
ALT Alternate Do not use. This code is now DEPRECATED, but is retained in the list for reasons of backwards compatibility. 1
ANN Annotated Content is augmented by the addition of notes 0
BLL Bilingual edition Both languages should be specified in the 'Language' group. Use MLL for an edition in more than two languages. 5
BRL Braille Braille edition 0
CMB Combined volume An edition in which two or more works also published separately are combined in a single volume; AKA 'omnibus' edition. 9
CRI Critical Content includes critical commentary on the text 0
CSP Coursepack Content was compiled for a specified educational course. 0
DGO Digital original A digital product which has no print counterpart and is not expected to have a print counterpart. 11
ENL Enlarged Content has been enlarged or expanded from that of a previous edition. 0
EXP Expurgated ‘Offensive' content has been removed 0
FAC Facsimile Exact reproduction of the content and format of a previous edition. 0
FST Festschrift A collection of writings published in honor of a person, an institution or a society. 9
ILL Illustrated Content includes extensive illustrations which are not part of other editions 0
LTE Large type / large print Large print edition, print sizes 14 to 19 pt - see also ULP 6
MCP Microprint A printed edition in a type size too small to be read without a magnifying glass 1
MDT Media tie-in An edition published to coincide with the release of a film, TV program, or electronic game based on the same work. Use <EditionStatement> to describe the exact nature of the tie-in. 1
MLL Multilingual edition All languages should be specified in the 'Language' group. Use BLL for a bilingual edition. 5
NED New edition Where no other information is given, or no other coded type is applicable 1
NUM Edition with numbered copies A limited edition in which each copy is individually numbered 9
PRB Prebound edition In the US, a book that was previously bound, normally as a paperback, and has been rebound with a library-quality hardcover binding by a supplier other than the original publisher. See also the <Publisher> and <RelatedProduct> composites for other aspects of the treatment of prebound editions in ONIX. 9
REV Revised Content has been revised from that of a previous edition. 0
SCH School edition An edition intended specifically for use in schools. 0
SMP Simplified language edition An edition that uses simplified language (Finnish 'Selkokirja') 8
SPE Special edition Use for anniversary, collectors’, de luxe, gift, limited, numbered, autographed edition. Use <EditionStatement> to describe the exact nature of the special edition. 1
STU Student edition Where a text is available in both student and teacher’s editions. 0
TCH Teacher’s edition Where a text is available in both student and teacher’s editions; use also for instructor’s or leader’s editions. 0
UBR Unabridged Where a title has also been published in an abridged edition; also for audiobooks, regardless of whether an abridged audio version also exists. 0
ULP Ultra large print For print sizes 20pt and above, and with typefaces designed for the visually impaired - see also LTE 6
UXP Unexpurgated Content previously considered 'offensive' has been restored 0
VAR Variorum Content includes notes by various commentators, and/or includes and compares several variant texts of the same work. 0