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Date: Monday, January 1, 2001 
Question/Topic: ISBN Number ISSN 
Answer/Pointer: ISBN - International Standard Book Number How to obtain: See Bowker Annual 2000, p. 594-597 R 020.58 Bow For application and form: United States ISBN Agency, R. R. Bowker Company, 121 Chanlon Rd., New Providence, NJ 07974 (904) 665-6770 What it means: First digit refers to language of publication. 0=English, 3=German, etc. Second group of numbers refers to the publisher. Third group is number assigned by publishers within that publisher's inventory. Last number (or X) is a control number. 
Librarian: LCLCPL 

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