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January 2022

Updated requirements on the interest form in the Books documentation

Google updated the 'register your interest' form, where online retailers and libraries can apply for participation in the Book Action Google Search feature.

March 2021

Added JP e-code as a supported identifier

Google added support for the identifier 'JP e-code' as an accepted PropertyValue.

The PropertyValue entity is used as the identifier property, which is a recommended property for Book (Edition).

October 2020

Updated required property value for the Library feed

For LibrarySystem, one of the required properties is 'additionalProperty.value', which must use one of 6 specific values. Google updated the documentation to replace 'national' with 'government.'

The allowed values are now:
  • public
  • academic
  • corporate
  • government (previously 'national')
  • school
  • special
July 2020

Added guidelines to Book documentation for building a data feed

Significant changes made to the Book documentation to provide guidelines for building and validating a data feed.

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