Superseded ISBDs

The ISBDs listed below have been superseded by the consolidated edition of the International Standard Bibliographic Description published in 2007.

ISBD (A) : International Standard Bibliographic Description for Older Monographic Publications (Antiquarian).
Recommended by the Working Group on the International Standard Bibliographic Description for Older Monographic Publications (Antiquarian). Approved by the Standing Committees of the IFLA Section on Cataloguing and the IFLA Section on Rare and Precious Books and Documents. — 1980. — x, 59 pages. — ISBN 0-903043-27-0 (softbound)
2nd rev. edition.

Recommended by the Project Group on the International Standard Bibliographic Description for Older Monographic Publications (Antiquarian). Approved by the Standing Committees of the IFLA Section on Cataloguing and the
IFLA Section on Rare Books and Manuscripts. — 1991. — xiii, 100 pages. — ISBN 3-598-10988-1 (hardbound)

Also available online: HTML

ISBD (CF) : International Standard Bibliographic Description for Computer Files.
Recommended by the Working Group on the International Standard Bibliographic Description for Computer Files set up by the IFLA Committee on Cataloguing. — 1990. — v, 98 pages. — ISBN 0-903043-56-4
(softbound)
ISBD (CM) : International Standard Bibliographic Description for Cartographic Materials.
Recommended by the Joint Working Group on the International Standard Bibliographic Description for Cartographic Materials set up by the IFLA Committee on Cataloguing and the IFLA Subsection of Geography and Map Libraries. — 1977. — x, 58 pages. — ISBN 0-903043-16-5 (softbound)
Rev. edition.

Recommended by the ISBD Review Committee. Approved by the Standing Committees of the IFLA Section on Cataloguing and the IFLA Section of Geography and
Map Libraries. — 1987. — vii, 55 pages. — ISBN 0-903043-47-5 (softbound)

Also available as PDF: ISBD(CM) 1987

ISBD(CR) : International Standard Bibliographic Description for Serials and Other Continuing Resources.
Revised from the ISBD(S) : International Standard Bibliographic Description for Serials. — Recommended by the ISBD(S) Working Group. Approved by the Standing
Committees of the IFLA Section on Cataloguing and the IFLA Section on Serial Publications. — 2002. — xi, 112 p. — ISBN 3-598-11599-7 (hardbound)

Also available as PDF: ISBD(CR) 2002

ISBD (ER) : International Standard Bibliographic Description for Electronic Resources.
Revised from the ISBD(CF) : International Standard Bibliographic Description for Computer Files. Recommended by the ISBD(CF) Review Group. — 1997. — x, 109 pages. — ISBN 3-598-11369-2
(hardbound)

Also available online: HTML

ISBD (G) : General International Standard Bibliographic Description.
Annotated text. Prepared by the Working Group on the General International Standard Bibliographic Description set up by the IFLA Committee on Cataloguing. — 1977. — x, 24 pages. — ISBN 0-903043-18-1 (softbound)
Rev. edition.

Annotated text. Prepared by the ISBD Review Committee Working Group set up by the IFLA Committee on Cataloguing. — 1992. — vii, 36 pages. — ISBN 3-598-11084-7
(hardbound)

Also available online: HTML

2004 version.

Recommended by the ISBD Review Group. Approved by the Standing Committee of the IFLA Section on Cataloguing.

Available as PDF: ISBD(G) 2004

ISBD (M) : International Standard Bibliographic Description for Monographic Publications.
First Standard Edition.
 — 1974. — x, 36 pages. — ISBN 0-903043-02-5 (softbound)
First standard edition rev.

1978. — viii, 51 pages. — ISBN 0-903043-21-1 (softbound)
Rev. edition.

Recommended by the ISBD Review Committee. Approved by the Standing Committee of the IFLA Section on Cataloguing. — 1987. — viii, 62 pages. — ISBN 0-903043-48-3 (softbound)
2002 revision.

Recommended by the ISBD Review Group. Approved by the Standing Committee of the IFLA Section on Cataloguing.

Available as PDF: ISBD(M) 2002

ISBD (NBM) : International Standard Bibliographic Description for Non-Book Materials.
Recommended by the Working Group on the International Standard Bibliographic Description for Non-Book Materials set up by the IFLA Committee on Cataloguing. — 1977. — viii, 61 pages. — ISBN 0-903043-12-2 (softbound)
Rev. edition.

Recommended by the ISBD Review Committee. Approved by the Standing Committee of the IFLA Section on Cataloguing. — 1987. — vii, 74 pages. — ISBN 0-903043-46-7 (softbound)

Also available as PDF: ISBD(NBM) 1987

ISBD (PM) : International Standard Bibliographic Description for Printed Music.
Recommended by the Joint Working Group on the International Standard Bibliographic Description for Printed Music. Approved by the Standing Committee of the IFLA Section on Cataloguing and by the International Association of Music Libraries. — 1980. — ix, 53 pages. — ISBN 0-903043-26-2 (softbound)
2nd rev. edition.

Recommended by the Project Group on ISBD(PM) of the International Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centres (IAML). Approved by the Standing Committees of the IFLA Sections on Cataloguing and Information Technology. — 1991. — 73 pages. — ISBN 3-598-10985-7 (hardbound)

Also available as PDF: ISBD(PM) 1991

ISBD (S) : International Standard Bibliographic Description for Serials.
Recommended by the Joint Working Group on the International Standard Bibliographic
Description for Serials set up by the IFLA Committee on Cataloguing and the IFLA Committee on Serial Publications. — 1974. — x, 36 pages. — ISBN 0-903043-03-3 (softbound)
First standard edition.

Prepared by the Joint Working Group on the International Standard Bibliographic Description for Serials set up by the IFLA Committee on Cataloguing and the IFLA Committee on Serial Publications. — 1977. — viii, 61 pages. — ISBN 0-903043-13-0 (softbound)
Rev. edition.

Recommended by the ISBD Review Committee. Approved by the Standing Committees of the IFLA Section on Cataloguing and the IFLA Section on Serial Publications. — 1988. — viii, 76 pages. — ISBN 3-903043-49-1 (softbound)

Updated: 2009-06-01

ISBD (International Standard Bibliographic Description), Publications

Last update: 5 October 2012