ISO 10957:1993
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Information and documentation -- International standard music number (ISMN)

This standard has been revised by: ISO 10957:2009


Specifies a means of uniquely identifying printed music publications. Standardizes and promotes internationally the use of numbers on printed music publications in order that one edition of a title or one separate component of an edition can be distinguished from all other editions or components by means of a unique international standard music number made up of the following elements: preceded by the letters ISMN, the letter M as a prefix, a publisher identifier, an item identifier, a check digit. Also specifies the location of the number on printed music publications.


  • Document published on: 1993-12
    Edition: 1 (Monolingual) ICS: 01.140.20
    Status: Withdrawn Stage: 95.99 (2009-07-30)
    TC/SC: ISO/TC 46/SC 9 Number of Pages:
  • Revised by: ISO 10957:2009

  • No corrigenda or amendments available

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