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ANSI/NISO Z39.43-1993 (R2017) Standard Address Number (SAN) for the Publishing Industry


The Standard Address Number (SAN) is a seven-digit numeric identifier used to identify organizations and businesses interacting with the publishing industry (including book and serial manufacturers, libraries, publishers, etc.). Originally created to expedite paper-based transactions such as purchase orders and returns, the SAN has been designated as the organizational identifier for use in EDI transactions in the publishing industry.