The purpose is to coordinate and standardize the use of identifying numbers so that each international standard book number is unique to a title or edition of a book or other monographic publication (serial publications excluded) published or produced by a specific publisher or producer. The standard specifies the construction of an ISBN and the location of the printed number on the publication.
Status : WithdrawnPublication date : 1992-05
Edition : 3Number of pages : 3
Technical Committee:Identification and description