Definitions for "ISBD"
International Standard Bibliographic Description. ISBD describes the punctuation to be used in formatting MARC records. Refer to Table of ISBD(G) from Lois Mai Chan -- see  outline and  chart.
International Standard Bibliographic Description An internationally agreed upon framework for cataloging rules for description that states what essential items of information must appear in the bib record, the order in which those items will be given, and the standard punctuation that must be used.
International Standard Bibliographic Description. There are seven specific ISBDs as well as the general ISBD(G): monographs -(M), serial publications -(S), cartographic material -(CM), non-book material -(NBM), printed music -(PM), antiquarian publications -(A), computer files -(CF).