What does COINS stand for?
What does COINS mean? This page is about the various possible meanings of the acronym, abbreviation, shorthand or slang term: COINS.
What does COINS mean?
- ContextObjects in Spans, commonly abbreviated COinS, is a method to embed bibliographic metadata in the HTML code of web pages. This allows bibliographic software to publish machine-readable bibliographic items and client reference management software to retrieve bibliographic metadata. The metadata can also be sent to an OpenURL resolver. This allows, for instance, searching for a copy of a book in one's own library.