Category:CS1 errors: ISMN
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This is a tracking category for CS1 citations that have ISMN errors.
Citation Style 1 and Citation Style 2 templates that contain
|ismn= are checked to ensure that the ISMN is the proper length (thirteen digits), that the ISMN uses the correct optional separators (simple space or hyphen), and that the final check digit is correct according to the ISMN specification. Only one ISMN is allowed in this field because the whole
|ismn= value is included in the citation's COinS metadata. See also Wikipedia:COinS. More than one ISMN, or characters that are not part of the ISMN, corrupt the COinS metadata.
To resolve this error, ensure that the
|ismn= value is correct, that only one ISMN is used, that the proper optional separators are used, and that no other text is included. Make sure that the ISMN contains exactly 13 digits.
Pages with this error are automatically placed in Category:CS1 errors: ISMN.[a]
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