identifiers provides classes that can be used to create and
check identifiers for unique objects or unique classes of objects
according to international standards.
Definition from Wikipedia:
“An identifier is a name that identifies (that is, labels the identity of) either a unique object or a unique class of objects, where the “object” or class may be an idea, physical [countable] object (or class thereof), or physical [noncountable] substance (or class thereof). The abbreviation ID often refers to identity, identification (the process of identifying), or an identifier (that is, an instance of identification). An identifier may be a word, number, letter, symbol, or any combination of those.”
Global Trade Item Number (GTIN)
Used to identify products and services.
Variants: GTIN12, GTIN13, GTIN14
Global Location Number (GLN)
Used to identify parties and locations, for example companies, warehouses, factories and stores.
Global Shipment Identification Number (GSIN)
Used to identify shipments, i. e. logistics units delivered to a customer together.
Serial Shipping Container Code (SSCC)
Used to identify logistics units, for example loads on pallets, roll cages or parcels.
International Standard Book Number (ISBN)
A unique international identifier for monographic publications.
International Standard Music Number (ISMN)
A unique international identifier of all notated music publications, whether available for sale, hire or gratis, whether a part, a score, or an element in a multi-media kit.
International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)
Used to identify newspapers, journals, magazines and periodicals of all kinds and on all media - print and electronic.
Business Identifier Code (BIC)
Used to identify financial and non-financial institutions.
International Bank Account Number (IBAN)
An internationally agreed system of identifying bank accounts across national borders.
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