Formerly known as theRoadmap of Identifiers, this document was developed as an educational tool for understanding the relationships between key identifiers used throughout all sectors of the publishing industry, and include the various identifiers across the spectrum of intellectual
properties—digital, physical and abstract.
Newly revised! Version 4.0 published August 2014.
This update was developed by the BISGIdentification Committee, and is based on previous versions published as the Roadmap of Identifiers.
© 2006, 2007 2010, 2014 Book Industry Study Group, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Bill Kasdorf, Apex CoVantage
Sam Dempsey, Baker & Taylor
Julie Morris, BISG
Tom Richardson, BookNet Canada
Ralph Coviello, Bowker
Laura Dawson, Bowker
Beat Barblan, Bowker
Patricia Payton, Bowker
Sam Subity, Chegg, Inc.
Carol Meyer, CrossRef
Tom Clarkson, Cumberland Systems Review Group
Betty Greenfield, Dial-A-Book, Inc.
Graham Bell, EDItEUR
Bill Rosenblatt, GiantSteps Media Technology Strategies
Rena Kornbluh, Hachette Book Group USA
Phil Madans, Hachette Book Group
Andrew LaCroix, HarperCollins Publishers
Jenny Bullough, Harlequin Enterprises, Ltd.
Wendell Lotz, Ingram Content Group
Stella Griffiths, International ISBN Agency
George Logan, Klopotek International North America
Jim Lichtenberg, Lightspeed, LLC
Clark Fife, Macmillan
Lisa Chiantelli, McGraw-Hill
Todd Carpenter, National Information Standards Organization (NISO)
Tim Savage, OCLC, Inc.
Marcy Leif, Pearson Technology
Dan Sanicola, Penguin Random House
Laurie Stark, Penguin Random House
Jessica Wells, Penguin Random House
John Attig, Penn State University Libraries
Helene Green, Simon & Schuster
James Yanchak, Taylor & Francis Group, LLC
Anne-Marie Breaux, YBP Library Services
Copyedited by Patricia Fogarty.