EAN-139780816079582   EAN-13 barcode 9780816079582
Product NameNonprofit Organizations (Ferguson Career Launcher)
CategoryBook / Magazine / Publication
Short DescriptionHardcover
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Price New34.95 US Dollars    (curriencies)
Price Used0.01 US Dollars    (curriencies)
Width6.25 inches    (convert)
Height9 inches    (convert)
Length0.75 inches    (convert)
Weight12 ounces    (convert)
AuthorAnn Morrill
Page Count158
FeaturesUsed Book in Good Condition
Long DescriptionWorking for nonprofit organizations offers the chance to build a successful career while making the world a better place or extending a helping hand to those in need. Nonprofit groups have become widespread in recent years, and many of them employ the same types of workers who can be found at for-profit companies. But the ins and outs of the nonprofit world can be very different, especially since many nonprofit groups rely on donations and government grants to keep them operating. Nonprofit Organizations is essential reading for anyone who wants to establish a career in this field. Featuring behind-the-scenes information, including an overview of the current state of nonprofits, a breakdown of careers that are available, tips, and fast facts, this useful new resource covers the full scope of this industry and is ideal for readers looking to jump-start their career.
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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.


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.