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List 29: Audience code type

Value Description Notes Issue number Modified in Issue
01 ONIX audience codes Using a code from List 28 6
02 Proprietary As specified in <AudienceCodeTypeName> 0
03 MPAA rating Motion Picture Association of America rating applied to movies 0
04 BBFC rating British Board of Film Classification rating applied to movies 0
05 FSK rating German FSK (Freiwillige Selbstkontrolle der Filmwirtschaft) rating applied to movies 1
06 BTLF audience code French Canadian audience code list, used by BTLF for Memento 4
07 Electre audience code Audience code used by Electre (France) 4
08 ANELE Tipo Spain: educational audience and material type code of the Asociación Nacional de Editores de Libros y Material de Enseñanza 5
09 AVI Code list used to specify reading levels for children’s books, used in Flanders, and formerly in the Netherlands – see also code 18 7 11
10 USK rating German USK (Unterhaltungssoftware Selbstkontrolle) rating applied to video or computer games 7
11 AWS Audience code used in Flanders 8
12 Schulform Type of school: codelist maintained by VdS Bildungsmedien eV, the German association of educational media publishers. See http://www.bildungsmedien.de/service/onixlisten/schulform_onix_codelist29_value12_0408.pdf 8
13 Bundesland School region: codelist maintained by VdS Bildungsmedien eV, the German association of educational media publishers, indicating where products are licensed to be used in schools. See http://www.bildungsmedien.de/service/onixlisten/bundesland_onix_codelist29_value13_0408.pdf 8
14 Ausbildungsberuf Occupation: codelist for vocational training materials, maintained by VdS Bildungsmedien eV, the German association of educational media publishers. See http://www.bildungsmedien.de/service/onixlisten/ausbildungsberufe_onix_codelist29_value14_0408.pdf 8
15 Suomalainen kouluasteluokitus Finnish school or college level 8
16 CBG age guidance UK Publishers Association, Children’s Book Group, coded indication of intended reader age, carried on book covers 8
17 Nielsen Book audience code Audience code used in Nielsen Book Services 11
18 AVI (revised) Code list used to specify reading levels for children’s books, used in the Netherlands – see also code 09 11
19 Lexile measure Lexile measure (the Lexile measure in <AudienceCodeValue> may optionally be prefixed by the Lexile code). Examples might be ‘880L’, ‘AD0L’ or ‘HL600L’. Deprecated – use <Complexity> instead 12 24
20 Fry Readability score Fry readability metric based on number of sentences and syllables per 100 words. Expressed as a number from 1 to 15 in <AudienceCodeValue>. Deprecated – use <Complexity> instead 14 24
21 Japanese Children’s audience code Children’s audience code (対象読者), two-digit encoding of intended target readership from 0–2 years up to High School level 18
22 ONIX Adult audience rating Publisher’s rating indicating suitability for an particular adult audience, using a code from List 203 18
23 Common European Framework of Reference for Language Learning (CEFR) Codes A1 to C2 indicating standardised level of language learning or teaching material, from beginner to advanced, defined by the Council of Europe (see http://www.coe.int/lang- CEFR) 19 41
24 Korean Publication Ethics Commission rating Rating used in Korea to control selling of books and e-books to minors. Current values are 0 (suitable for all) and 19 (only for sale to ages 19+). See http://www.kpec.or.kr/english/ 21
25 IoE Book Band UK Institute of Education Book Bands for Guided Reading scheme (see http://www.ioe.ac.uk/research/4664.html). <AudienceCodeValue> is a color, eg ‘Pink A’ or ‘Copper’. Deprecated – use <Complexity> instead 23
26 FSK Lehr-/Infoprogramm Used for German videos/DVDs with educational or informative content; value for <AudienceCodeValue> must be either ‘Infoprogramm gemäß § 14 JuSchG’ or ‘Lehrprogramm gemäß § 14 JuSchG’ 23
27 Intended audience language Where this is different from the language of the text of the book recorded in <Language>. <AudienceCodeValue> should be a value from List 74 25
28 PEGI rating Pan European Game Information rating used primarily for video games 25
29 Gymnasieprogram Code indicating the intended curriculum (eg Naturvetenskapsprogrammet, Estetica programmet) in Swedish higher secondary education 28
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