Image
EAN-138585252007127   EAN-13 barcode 8585252007127
Product NamePlumb's Veterinary Drug Handbook: Pocket 7th (Seventh) Edition
LanguageEnglish
CategoryBook / Magazine / Publication
Amazon.comA Buy on Amazon ~ B006R63PD0
Price New303.68 US Dollars    (curriencies)
Price Used64.19 US Dollars    (curriencies)
AuthorDonald C. Plumb
BindingPaperback
Published03/30/2017
Long DescriptionVeterinary Drug Handbook - Pocket Edition (7th, 12) by Plumb, Donald C [Paperback (2011)]
Similar Items9781455722808: Lavin's Radiography For Veterinary Technicians, 5e
9780323172929: Clinical Veterinary Advisor: Dogs And Cats, 3e
9780911910933: The Merck Veterinary Manual
9780876058633: The Merck Veterinary Manual
9780813824192: Veterinary Parasitology: Reference Manual
9780813823539: Plumb's Veterinary Drug Handbook: Pocket
9780813817835: Plumb's Veterinary Drug Handbook: Pocket
9780470959657: Plumb's Veterinary Drug Handbook: Pocket
9780904681383: Small Animal Surgery, 4e
9780323100793: Small Animal Surgery, 4e
View 7 more similar items
Created07-11-2013 3:32:43am
Modified03-30-2017 8:48:22am
MD5e7f763ca2b48fb4c07fde2879e11d0bd
SHA256ee7fafdf4b7d2c335774731551b54508c6a1ca63b2ba5343bb85293c7125210e
Search Googleby EAN or by Title
Query Time0.0236402

Article of interest

ISBN stands for International Standard Book Number. Originally this was a 10 digit number known as ISBN-10, but has been replaced with a 13 digit version known as ISBN-13 (aka EAN-13) to better fit in with the industry standard product numbering system.

The ISBN system offers a unique numbering system for books and publications of various types. ISBN offers 9 identification digits for each book or publication and one check digit. ISBN-13 expands the available number set by doubling the available numbers. You might think that the extra three digits would more than double the available numbers but ISBN is limited within the EAN-13 numbering system and will always start with 978 or 979 as the first three digits, leaving only 9 more digits for the actual identification digits and again the last digit is the check digit.

Any ISBN-10 number can be converted to ISBN-13. Any ISBN-13 number that starts with 978 can be converted back to ISBN-10. ISBN-13 numbers that start with 979 cannot be converted to ISBN-10.

The conversion process from ISBN-10 to ISBN-13 is a rather simple one. Start with the first 9 digits of the ISBN-10 number, place 978 in front and calculate the new check digit using the standard EAN check digit calculation.

If you want to calculate the check digit for ISBN-10, that is done using a MOD-11 calculation that is very different than the EAN check digit process.

ISBN-1-5905-9332-4

Look at the number above and below the barcode. You will see that except for the last digit in the ISBN number, all of the digits exist in the 13 digit version shown under the barcode right after the 978 and just before the new check digit of 5.

Now you can see how easy it is to convert between ISBN-10 and ISBN-13.

Close

Search

Close

Share

Close

Dialog