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# epub-metadata-generator
Generates a `metadata.xml` file for an EPUB from various online sources, given a few identifiers.
Currently supports the following providers:
## Installation
You can install it from NPM
npm i -g epub-metadata-generator
## Usage
You can use the provided command-line-executable:
generate-epub-xml 9780596101190 /tmp/9780596101190.xml
cat /tmp/9780596101190.xml
<?xml version="1.0"?>
<dc:identifier opf:scheme="ISBN-13">9780596101190</dc:identifier>
<dc:identifier opf:scheme="ISBN-10">0596101198</dc:identifier>
<dc:creator opf:role="aut">Dan Woods</dc:creator>
<dc:creator opf:role="aut">Gautam Guliani</dc:creator>
<dc:title id="title">Open Source for the Enterprise</dc:title>
<dc:title id="subtitle">Managing Risks, Reaping Rewards</dc:title>
<meta refines="#subtitle" property="title-type">subtitle</meta>
<dc:publisher>O'Reilly Media, Inc.</dc:publisher>
You can use this file in `pandoc` directly:
`pandoc input.html --epub-metadata=/tmp/9780596101190.xml file.epub`
Alternatively, you can use the NPM package programatically as well:
const E = require('epub-metadata-generator')
E.write(filepath, ISBN);
## License
Licensed under the [MIT License](https://nemo.mit-license.org/). See LICENSE file for details.
## Credits
Some of the code in `openlibrary.js` is based on the [node-isbn-catalogue](https://www.npmjs.com/package/node-isbn-catalogue) package, which was based on [palmerabollo/node-isbn](https://github.com/palmerabollo/node-isbn). Both are under AGPL.