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David G
2012-03-08
2013-05-30
  • David G

    David G - 2012-03-08

    We have multiple copies of the same book - ISBN. is there any way of using the same ISBN on these or do we have to print barcodes for all books?

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    David

     
  • Hans van der Weij

    Libraries need a unique code to distinguish between copies in circulation, so ISBN is not usable.

    In theory you could improvise:
    * To circulate copy A: first type A in the circulation form and then scan the ISBN
    * copy B: first type B …
    Probably not very practical.

    So yes, it is better to print barcodes.
    Did you know you can do that using OpenBiblio's reports system?

     


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