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What is an ISBN?

The ISBN (International Standard Book Number):


This is a 13-digit number that uniquely identifies books and book-like products published internationally.



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.

ISBN Agency Australia. 2011

    example of 13 digit *example of 13 digit   ISBN 9780572032067

All University of Tasmania publications should include the ISBN on the final published version


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