The title tab provides you with full details about the Title you are editing or creating. When creating a new title there will be no additional tabs added until you click the Create button (as per image below).
It is possible to copy and existing title to create a new record. You may wish to do this if you are creating a new edition of a title.
If you are editing a title then you will see the tabs already created and the button will only let you Update or Cancel.
Information on deleting a title can be found at Deleting a Title.
Work: This allows you to connect different titles.
ISTC (International Standard Text Code):This code is used to link different formats of the same content, for example an E-Book with its HB and PB counterparts.This means you don't have to create several different records of the same content but can link it with this number. For more information visit: www.istc-international.org. These numbers aren't used very often at the moment but maybe used more so in the future.
* Full Title: The complete name of apublished product as it appears on the book's title page, inclusive of the prefix.
Title Prefix: This field will automatically populate if there is a prefix in your title.See page 3 for more information.
Subtitle: A secondary or explanatory title that follows the main title. This field must be supplied if applicable.
Former Title: This field should only be filled in if you have sent the title record through to the agencies with a title that was not yet final. Every time a title is changed, the Former Title field will need to be updated with the most recently supplied title.
* Language: This field refers to the language in which the text is written.Choose the appropriate language in the drop-down menu.
Original Language: This field refers to books that have been translated from their original editions. If your book was originated in the language added to the Language field above, then keep this field on Text Not Translated. Otherwise,choose the appropriate item from the drop-down menu.
When you are finished adding information to the above fields, click on Update and then move into the Contributor tab.