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Changes mean ISBNs can never be reused

The change to 13-digit ISBNs on 1 January 2007 was accompanied by rule changes to the use of ISBNs. Among these, it is now forbidden to reuse an ISBN, even if the original ISBN is found to have been assigned in error. ‘In the past it was acceptable to reuse...

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