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  • External IDs - If this publication is listed by a supported third party bibliographic source which has assigned a permanent ID to it, select the source from the drop-down list on the left and enter the ID in the field on the right. If you need to enter additional External IDs, click the "Add External ID" button. Note that you can enter multiple External IDs per source if needed, e.g. OCLC/WorldCat frequently has more than one record per ISBN. The following third party bibliographic sources are currently supported:
ID Name/Link Description Where to find it
ASIN Amazon Standard Identification Number Look for the "ASIN" line in the "Product Details" section of the page. If the ASIN matches the ISBN10 of the book, do not record it. Most ASINs will start with B but for some older books, there may be exceptions.
Audible-ASIN Audible Valid only for audiobooks Look for the "ASIN" in the address bar. It will look something like https://www.audible.com/pd/Good-Omens-Audiobook/B0036KV7Y4. Extract the B number (B0036KV7Y4 in this case). Please note that for audiobooks, you will usually have both this ASIN and the regular ASIN above.
BL The British Library Look for the "system number" part of the "Identifier" line. Alternatively, get it from the UIN number by removing the leading "BLL01". At this time all BL numbers start with 0.
Bleiler Gernsback Everett F. Bleiler, Richard Bleiler. Science-Fiction: The Gernsback Years. Kent State University Press, 1998, xxxii+730pp Use the number printed next to each record. Not available online at this time.
Bleiler Early Years Richard Bleiler, Everett F. Bleiler. Science-Fiction: The Early Years. Kent State University Press, 1991, xxiii+998 p. Use the number printed next to each record. Not available online at this time.
Bleiler Supernatural Everett F. Bleiler. The Guide to Supernatural Fiction. Kent State University Press, 1983, xii+723 p. Use the number printed next to each record. Not available online at this time.
BN Barnes and Noble Look for the EAN. If it is a real EAN, it will start with 294. If it matches the ISBN13, do not record it as a BN number but as an ISBN.
BNB The British National Bibliography Part of the British Library. Look for the "BNB" entry on the "Identifier" line. Do not use numbers starting with BLL. Even though they can find the book, these are BL numbers (see above how to strip them for find the BL number).
BNF Bibliothèque nationale de France These always start with "cb" and can be found as the last part of the "Citer la notice" part of the BNF page. Do not use the notice number (these usually start with FR).
COPAC UK/Irish union catalog The record ID in the COPAC site. Contains only numbers.
DNB Deutsche Nationalbibliothek The ID in the DNB site. Contains numbers and x/X.
FantLab Laboratoria Fantastiki Russian: Лаборатория Фантастики We require the editions ID and not the work one. Strip the word edition from the last part of the URL and use just the number. If you are looking at the work URL, click on the exact edition.
Goodreads Goodreads Social cataloging site Use just the number from the ID - remove all other texts (usually the numbers are followed by - and a stylized version of the title; we need only the numbers)
JNB/JPNO Japanese National Bibliography Japanese: 全国書誌データ提供, part of the National Diet Library (NDL) The name of the field in the library page is "National Bibliography No.(JPNO)". Usually contains only numbers.
KBR De Belgische Bibliografie/La Bibliographie de Belgique Hosted by De Koninklijke Bibliotheek van België Numeric part of the address bar (URL)
LCCN Library of Congress Control Number Both the complete string (87000023) and the hyphen one (87-23) are accepted.
LTF La Tercera Fundación Spanish bibliography Record the numbers only; we need the publication IDs and not the title ones (the URLs should contain "ver/libro/" and not "ver/ficha/" before the ID. If you are looking at the ficha one, click on the exact edition.
NDL National Diet Library Japanese: 国立国会図書館
NILF Numero Identificativo della Letteratura Fantastica/nilf.it Italian bibliography; Catalogo (Vegetti) della Letteratura Fantastica; Fantascienza Record the numbers only; If the ID starts with NILF, remove that part.
NooSFere NooSFere French bibliography Some of the IDs start with "-", make sure you copy the complete ID.
OCLC/WorldCat WorldCat Publicly available catalog of the Online Computer Library Center Look for the line which starts with "OCLC Number:"
Open Library Open Library
PPN De Nederlandse Bibliografie Look for the "Perma" button/link at the bottom of any publication-specific Web page
Reginald-1 R. Reginald. Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature: A Checklist, 1700-1974, with Contemporary Science Fiction Authors II. Gale Research Co., 1979, 1141p. First edition of English-language SF books published prior to 1975 A number is printed next to ever record; reprints which use a different title usually append a single letter ("A", "B", etc) to the end of the number. Not available online at this time, but an electronic copy can be borrowed from the Internet Archive for 14 days.
Reginald-3 Robert Reginald. Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature, 1975-1991: A Bibliography of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Fiction Books and Nonfiction Monographs. Gale Research Inc., 1992, 1512 p. First edition of English-language SF books published between 1975 and 1991 A number is printed next to every record; reprints which use a different title usually append a single letter ("A", "B", etc) to the end of the number. Not available online at this time.
SFBG Catalog of sff books published in Bulgaria Bulgarian: SFBG (no name in Cyrillic used). The name СФБГ can be found at certain sites. The ID is embedded in the address bar - everything after /book/.
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