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Structure of ISIL-codes in the Republic of Belarus

The ISIL-code in the Republic of Belarus consists of 4 parts:

No
(in 12-symbols code)
Definition
Remark
1-2
BY
Two-letter country code according to OKRB 017-99 и ISO 3166-1
3
-
Hyphen. It is an obligatory element, intended to separate the two-letter code from the other codes
4-5
Region (oblast) of the Republic of Belarus. The code of geographical region is applied according to the ISO 3166-2 standard.
BR
VI
HO
HR
MI
MA
HM
Brest region
Vitebsk region
Gomel region
Grodno region
Minsk region
Mogilev region
Minsk
6-9
от 0000 до 9999
Four-digit library’s number
The numeration starts from 0000 within one code of the region of Belarus

After receiving the ISIL-code, the library should use it in those forms of bibliographic and authoritative records where it is required to specify the address of the bibliographic institution.

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