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List 16: Work identifier type

Last updated in issue 62
Value Description Notes Issue number Modified in Issue
01 Proprietary Note that <IDTypeName> is required with proprietary identifiers 0
02 ISBN-10 10-character ISBN of manifestation of work, when this is the only work identifier available – now Deprecated in ONIX for Books, except where providing historical information for compatibility with legacy systems. It should only be used in relation to products published before 2007 – when ISBN-13 superseded it – and should never be used as the ONLY identifier (it should always be accompanied by the correct GTIN-13 / ISBN-13 of the manifestation of the work) 0 14
06 DOI Digital Object Identifier (variable length and character set) 0
11 ISTC International Standard Text Code (16 characters: numerals and letters A-F, unhyphenated) 0
15 ISBN-13 13-character ISBN of a manifestation of work, when this is the only work identifier available (13 digits, without spaces or hyphens) 7
18 ISRC International Standard Recording Code 7
32 GLIMIR Global Library Manifestation Identifier, OCLC’s ‘manifestation cluster’ ID 34
33 OWI OCLC Work Identifier 34
39 ISCC International Standard Content Code, a ‘similarity hash’ derived algorithmically from the content itself (see <IDValue> is a sequence comprising the Meta-Code and Content-Code ISCC-UNITSs generated from a digital manifestation of the work, as a variable-length case-insensitive alphanumeric string (or 27 characters including one hyphen if using ISCC v1.0, but this is deprecated). Note alphabetic characters in v1.x ISCCs use Base32 encoding and are conventionally upper case. The ‘ISCC:’ prefix is omitted. Only for use in ONIX 3.0 or later 50 62
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