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jamiehall
12-01-2006, 08:26 AM
The switchover to 13-digit ISBNs is only a month away. How do you feel about this?

If you want more information, here are some links:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Standard_Book_Number

http://www.niso.org/standards/resources/ISBN.html

http://www.isbn.org/standards/home/isbn/transition.asp

http://www.bisg.org/isbn-13/

http://www.lac-bac.gc.ca/iso/tc46sc9/isbn.htm

http://www.oclc.org/news/announcements/announcement96.htm

Shadow_Ferret
12-01-2006, 08:37 AM
I guess I don't feel anything. I don't know how many numbers are in the current ISBNs, nor do I think it has any effect upon my life whatsoever.

seun
12-01-2006, 01:11 PM
It's pissing me off. But then I work in a library so I have to get used to a new system. And we're running low on coffee.:rant:

Scribhneoir
12-02-2006, 11:37 AM
Haven't given it any thought. Now if you want to talk GTINs ...