EPUB 2.0 Metadata in Calibre Book Library

Q

How to view EPUB 2.0 metadata in Calibre book Library?

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A

You can follow this tutorial to view EPUB 2.0 metadata in Calibre book library.

1. Click Row-Your-Boat-2.0.epub to download this sample EPUB 2.0 book.

2. Unzip and open package.opf. You see the following metadata elements:

<package xmlns="http://www.idpf.org/2007/opf" version="2.0" 
  unique-identifier="book-id">
  <metadata xmlns:dc="http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/" 
    xmlns:opf="http://www.idpf.org/2007/opf">
    <dc:identifier id="book-id" opf:scheme="ISBN">123456789X</dc:identifier>
    <dc:title>Row, Row, Row Your Boat</dc:title>
    <dc:language>en-US</dc:language>
    <dc:creator opf:role="aut" opf:file-as="Unknown Person">Unknown Person</dc:creator>
    <dc:contributor opf:role="ill" opf:file-as="Phys.Org">Phys.Org</dc:contributor>
    <dc:publisher>FYIcenter.com</dc:publisher>
    <dc:rights>CC0 Public Domain</dc:rights>
    <dc:subject>MUSIC / Lyrics</dc:subject>
    <dc:date opf:event="publication">2018-01-01T00:00:00Z</dc:date>
    <dc:source>urn:isbn:9780375704024</dc:source>
    <dc:description>"Row, Row, Row Your Boat" is a popular children'...</dc:description>
  </metadata>
...

3. Add Row-Your-Boat-2.0.epub to Calibre book library. You see some EPUB 2.0 metadata displayed below the book cover as shown in the picture below:
EPUB 2.0 Metadata in Calibre Book Library

 

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