Basic Data Standards

TecKnoQuest requires specific data from publishers along with their digital (PDF, MP3, software) files that is incorporated into the TecKnoQuest database. TecKnoQuest has developed detailed guidelines for publishers to follow. Strict adherence to these guidelines will speed up the process of getting a publisher’s digital files available for sale in our multiple eStores. In order to help you to prepare your digital files so that they will be ready to be added to our eStores the following information is paramount.

The data information submitted should include:

  • ProductID (product number) – unique numeric identifier
  • ProductType (one of the following)
    • book_digital (PDF)
    • book_digital_epub (ePub)
    • pdf_epub_bundle (PDF and ePub to be sold as one product; customer downloads two items)
    • book_files_bundle (PDF and zipped collection of files; sold as one product; customer downloads two items)
  • Title (maximum 48 characters)
  • Price (two decimal places; no spaces or dollar signs)
  • Blurb (maximum 700 characters) – product description
  • Pages (number only)
  • CoverGraphicName (exact name of accompanying hi res JPG image; must match ProductID)
  • Subjects (separated by a comma – no spaces after the commas;
    ie: Language Arts,Social Studies,Math,Science)
    [Please only include subjects/topics from the list at; please note that the spelling and case – upper and lower – of the subjects you submit must exactly match the listing at]
  • Grades (separated by a comma – no spaces; please only use from the following list: PK,K,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,Staff)
  • Author (LastName, FirstName; separated by a pipe if more than one; ie: LastName, FirstName|LastName2, FirstName2)
  • eBook ISBN (13 digit)
  • Physical Book ISBN (13 digit)

Click here to download an Excel template for your data.

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