This Symbology is also known as International Standard Music Number, ISMN-13, ISMN-10, ISMN+5, ISMN+2, ISMN Supplement 5/Five-digit Add-On, ISMN Supplement 2/Two-digit Add-On, ISO 10957This Barcode Symbology is supported by the following Neodynamic products:
The International Standard Music Number (ISMN) is a unique number for the identification of all printed music publications from all over the world, whether available for sale, hire or gratis--whether a part, a score, or an element in a multi-media kit.
The ISMN is designed to rationalize the processing and handling of printed music and the respective bibliographical data for publishing houses, the music trade and libraries.
The Components of an ISMNThe structure for ISMN numbers is the following:
Based on the ISMN number passed to Barcode Professional, it will generate an EAN-13 barcode representing the specified ISMN.
Add-On or Supplement code
The Add-On Symbols were designed to encode information supplementary to that in the main bar code symbol on periodicals and paperback books. The Add-On can be composed of 2 or 5 digits only.
Light Margin Indicators - a greater than (>) and/or less than (<) character - are intended to protected the essential light areas to the left and right of the code that the barcode scanner needs to recognize the beginning and end.
Code property = M-345-12345-8 will produce the following barcode image: