This standard was last reviewed and confirmed in 2018. Therefore this version remains current.
Establishes rules for the general layout (position and orientation) and use of spine titles and corresponding text used on books, serial publications, periodicals, reports and other forms of documentation such as cases, cassettes, and comparable items intended for placing on shelves. Is applicable only to text with Roman, Greek or Cyrillic characters.
Status: PublishedPublication date: 1985-12
Edition: 1Number of pages: 3
Technical Committee: ISO/TC 46 Information and documentation
- ICS :
- 01.140.40 Publishing
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