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15 Title type
Used with <TitleType> <b202>
15 00 Undefined
15 01 Distinctive title (book); Cover title (serial); Title on item (serial content item or reviewed resource)
The full text of the distinctive title of the item, without abbreviation or abridgement. For books, where the title alone is not distinctive, elements may be taken from a set or series title and part number etc to create a distinctive title. Where the item is an omnibus edition containing two or more works by the same author, and there is no separate combined title, a distinctive title may be constructed by concatenating the individual titles, with suitable punctuation, as in ‘Pride and prejudice / Sense and sensibility / Northanger Abbey’
15 02 ISSN key title of serial
Serials only
15 03 Title in original language
Where the subject of the ONIX record is a translated item
15 04 Title acronym or initialism
For serials: an acronym or initialism of Title Type 01, eg ‘JAMA’, ‘JACM’
15 05 Abbreviated title
An abbreviated form of Title Type 01
15 06 Title in other language
A translation of Title Type 01 into another language
15 07 Thematic title of journal issue
Serials only: when a journal issue is explicitly devoted to a specified topic
15 08 Former title
Books or serials: when an item was previously published under another title
15 10 Distributor’s title
For books: the title carried in a book distributor’s title file: frequently incomplete, and may include elements not properly part of the title
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15 11 Alternative title on cover
An alternative title that appears on the cover of a book
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15 12 Alternative title on back
An alternative title that appears on the back of a book
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15 13 Expanded title
An expanded form of the title, eg the title of a school text book with grade and type and other details added to make the title meaningful, where otherwise it would comprise only the curriculum subject. This title type is required for submissions to the Spanish ISBN Agency
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15 14 Alternative title
An alternative title that the book is widely known by, whether it appears on the book or not
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