New blog interview – Andy Weissberg, Bowker & ISTC

July 24th, 2009 · Comments Off

NSR has a great new interview posted with Andy Weissberg, VP of Identifier Services and Corporate Marketing at Bowker.  One of Andy’s tasks at Bowker is the ISTC, the International Standard Text Code.  This interview discusses the ISTC, ISBN, and other standards which relate to the publishing industry (for ordering/selling/tracking) and for libraries.  It’s a […]

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ISTC – International Standard Text Code

July 17th, 2009 · 2 Comments

Last Friday at the NISO/BISG forum on changing standards I heard a presentation by Andy Weissberg at Bowker on the ISTC standard.  This standard was adopted in March of 2009 and according to an ISTC press release, “The ISTC system provides a means of uniquely and persistently identifying textual works in information systems, and facilitates […]

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Tags: Conferences/Events · Press Releases · Standards