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ISBN – does it uniquely identify book dimension?



ISBN does not uniquely identify a book dimension.

What does ISBN number tell you?

An ISBN is essentially a product identifier used by publishers, booksellers, libraries, internet retailers and other supply chain participants for ordering, listing, sales records and stock control purposes. The ISBN identifies the registrant as well as the specific title, edition and format.

Are book ISBN unique?

Every book published has a unique number assigned to it – an International Standard Book Number (ISBN).

How are books uniquely identified?





The International Standard Book Number (ISBN) is a numeric commercial book identifier that is intended to be unique. Publishers purchase ISBNs from an affiliate of the International ISBN Agency. An ISBN is assigned to each separate edition and variation (except reprintings) of a publication.

Can a book be the same if they have different ISBN numbers?

Once assigned to a book, an ISBN cannot be reused. This is a very important point to keep in mind. The same ISBN cannot be used for different formats of the book, whether the book is in printed or electronic form. That means hardcover and softcover versions of the book have to be assigned separate ISBNs.

Can two books have the same ISBN?

Two books may have precisely the same content but be issued different ISBNs because they come from different printings. Likewise, printing errors, etc., can in rare cases render two books different despite having the same ISBN. For nearly all cases, however, the one-to-one relationship holds.

What is the ISBN number on books used for?

International Standard Book Number (ISBN) is a national and international standard identification number for uniquely identifying books, i.e., publications that are not intended to continue indefinitely.



Does ISBN change with format?



An ISBN should be assigned to each title or product, including any backlist or forthcoming titles. Each format or binding must have a separate ISBN (i.e. hardcover, paperbound, VHS video, laserdisc, e-book format, etc). A new ISBN is required for a revised edition.

What is the difference between ISBN 10 and ISBN 13?

For more than thirty years, ISBNs were 10 digits long. On January 1, 2007 the ISBN system switched to a 13-digit format. Now all ISBNs are 13-digits long. If you were assigned 10-digit ISBNs, you can convert them to the 13-digit format at the converter found at this website.

What makes the book different from other book?

People often juxtapose them, but there are subtle differences between the two which we are going to discuss here.



Comparison Chart.

Basis for Comparison Novel Book
Purpose To entertain and express. To introduce, educate and explain the subject.
Word Count It should not be less than 40,000 words. No specific word count.

Which of the following statements best describes aliteracy?

Which of the following statements best describes aliteracy? It is possessing the ability to read but deciding not to do so.

What does it mean to digitize a book?

What is Book Digitization? Book digitization, digitizing books or book scanning refers to the process of converting physical books, magazines and other records into digital media using an image scanner.

Which is the oldest publisher in the world?

Schwabe Verlag

Schwabe Verlag in Basel is the oldest printing and publishing house in the world. The company is based on the Offizin founded by Johannes Petri after 1488 and has since been an independent Swiss family business.