ISO 10957:1993

Information and documentation -- International standard music number (ISMN)

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.


General information

  • Current status : Withdrawn
    Publication date : 1993-12
  • Edition : 1
    Number of pages :
  • :
    ISO/TC 46/SC 9
    Identification and description
  • 01.140.20
    Information sciences

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