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ISBN

Number (bn: or nb:)
  Connexion FirstSearch WorldShare and WorldCat Discovery
Label bn: nb: bn:
Search? Yes Yes Yes
Browse?  --- Yes  ---
Examples

To search for 0-85109-130-x:

  • 081009130x
  • bn:085109130x
  • 3196311821
  • 9780763625894
  • 978-0-763625-89-4

To search for 0-85109-130-x:

  • 081009130x
  • bn:085109130x
  • 3196311821
  • 9780763625894
Fields/Subfields 020 a z
Qualifier Index? No
Notes
  • Using index label is optional if ISBN is the first or only element of full syntax search in the command line.
  • Omit hyphens if there is no index label.
  • Omit or enter hyphens with index label.
  • Using index label is optional if ISBN is the first or only element of full syntax search in the command line.
  • Omit hyphens if there is no index label.
  • Omit or enter hyphens with index label.
  • Using index labels is optional.
  • Do not use hyphens.
Number phrase (bn= or nb=)
  Connexion FirstSearch WorldShare and WorldCat Discovery
Label bn= nb= bn=
Search? Yes Yes Yes
Browse?  --- Yes  ---
Examples      
Fields/Subfields 020 a z
Qualifier Index? No
Notes
  • Using index label is optional if ISBN is the first or only element of full syntax search in the command line.
  • Omit hyphens if there is no index label.
  • Omit or enter hyphens with index label.
  • Using index label is optional if ISBN is the first or only element of full syntax search in the command line.
  • Omit hyphens if there is no index label.
  • Omit or enter hyphens with index label.
  • Using index labels is optional.
  • Do not use hyphens.
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