Definitions for "CODEN"
an alphanumeric code used for shelving/ordering books and journals in libraries, often based on a publication's title
A unique alphanumeric code assigned to titles of serial publications; can be used for searching in some catalogs and indexes
CODEN is an alphanumeric code that uniquely identifies a specific publication. It was devised by the American Society for Testing and Materials, mainly for use on scientific and technical titles. The Chemical Abstracts Service assigns new CODENs.