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What is an ISBN?

The ISBN (International Standard Book Number):


An ISBN is a 13-digit number that uniquely identifies books and book-like products.


 Each number identifies a unique edition of a publication, from one specific publisher, allowing for more efficient marketing of products by booksellers, libraries, universities, wholesalers and distributors.


All University of Tasmania publications are required to have and ISBN on the final published version


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