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16th-Sep-2009 12:34 am
Question: What does the "978" found at the beginning of ISBNs stand for?

Answer: It stands for "Bookland." Yes indeedy, up until 2007, books were their own country.

16th-Sep-2009 08:28 am (UTC) - Re: Thanks
No clue. ^^;;;;

But if you're interested in the story of ISBNs, check out The Late Age of Print by Ted Striphas.
16th-Sep-2009 03:44 pm (UTC) - Re: Thanks
Thanks for the title. I'll check it out.
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