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List 16: Work identifier type

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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 It should only be used in relation to products published before 2007 – when ISBN-13 superseded it – and should never be used as the ONLY identifier (it should always be accompanied by the correct GTIN-13 / ISBN-13 of the manifestation of the work) 0
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’ identifier derived algorithmically from the content itself (see https://iscc.codes). <IDValue> is the 27-character case-sensitive string (including one hyphen) comprising the Meta-ID and Content-ID components of a full ISCC generated from a digital manifestation of the work. Use only with ONIX 3.0 50
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