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User:Daniel Mietchen/Sandbox/Manuals of style

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Style guides/manuals of style

  • British English:
    • Hart's Rules for Compositors and Readers at the University Press, Oxford/Oxford Style Manual/New Hart's Rules (HR/OSM/NHR)
      • Hart's Rules (1893 - 1989)
      • Oxford Style Manual (2003)
      • New Hart's Rules (2005 - )
  • A Dictionary of Modern English Usage (Fowler's) (1926 - )
  • American English:
    • Manual of Style: Being a compilation of the typographical rules in force at the University of Chicago Press, to which are appended specimens of type in use/Chicago Manual of Style: The Essential Guide for Writers, Editors and Publishers (CMoS)

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The 10 digit International Standard Book Number (ISBN) was approved as an ISO standard in 1970. The 8 digit ISSN system for serials and periodicals, was adopted as an ISO standard in 1975. On 1 January 2007, the book industry began using 13 digit ISBNs as standard to identify all books. The 978 prefix is added in front of the current ISBN-10, with the addition of a new check digit at the end of the code.