[LibX] isbn 13 - on page, , vs isbn 10, in link.

Enrico Silterra es287 at cornell.edu
Thu Feb 5 09:34:20 PST 2009

Fire fox 3.0.5 -- Windows XP.
libX -- cornell edition 1.5.7

on this page: (for instance)
the 13 digit ISBN generates a 10 digit isbn link into our voyager catalog.

this page shows that the 10 digit isbn for this item is indeed one being used:

(and on that version of amazon only the 10 digit isbn is auto-linked.?!)

I wonder if it is always true that searching on 10 digit isbn is alway
equivalent to
searching on the 13 digit isbn?


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