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International Standard Book Number - Wikipedia


The 2005 edition of the International ISBN Agency's official ... In general, the ISBN-13 check digit is calculated as ...

FAQs: General Questions | ISBN.org


Does the ISBN have any meaning imbedded in the numbers? Why do some ... Do ISBNs have to be assigned to books that are not being sold? Are different ...

What is an ISBN? | International ISBN Agency


An ISBN is an International Standard Book Number. ... ISBNs are calculated using a specific mathematical formula and include a check digit to validate the ...

Self Publishing Basics: How to Read an ISBN - The Book Designer


Sep 8, 2009 ... The four parts of the ISBN or International Standard Book Number for ... This is the “title identifier,” and it's assigned by the publisher to a ...

Search for Books by ISBN on AbeBooks


On most books, the ISBN number can be found on the back cover, next to the barcode. If a book ... Any book printed before 1970 will not have an assigned ISBN.

ISBN - Code


An ISBN is a 10 digit "structured" number - different parts of the number have ... The last digit is a check digit which is calculated from the previous nine digits.

Frequently Asked Questions About ISBN Number for books -


... for books. Complete breakdown of ISBN number system and barcode. ... What happens if I decided to publish under a new publisher and ISBN? Publications ...

Find the Right ISBN for Your Book - CreateSpace


An ISBN, or International Standard Book Number, is a unique 10- or 13-digit number assigned to every published book. An ISBN identifies a title's edition, ...

ISBN – What Does It All Mean? – Five Rainbows Cataloging Services


Aug 27, 2012 ... For now, let's consider what those 13 digits in an ISBN mean to the book ... 978 or 979 prefix (all this means is that the number refers to a book ... Check digit (the last digit in the ISBN, always just a single digit, that is calculated ...

ISBN Canada - Library and Archives Canada


The International Standard Book Number ... publications and determine the publishing ...

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About ISBN | ISBN.org


"ISBN" stands for "International Standard Book Number". ... ISBNs are assigned to publishers and self-publishers as follows: 1, 10, 100, 1,000, 10,000 or 100,000  ...

ISBN for Self-Publishers: Answers to 20 of your Questions


Mar 17, 2010 ... ISBN stands for International Standard Book Number. ... No, sorry, once assigned to a book, an ISBN can never be reused. Where do I put the ...

ISBN 101 For Self-Publishers - The Book Designer


Nov 19, 2010 ... ISBN 101 For Self-Publishers including whether you need an ISBN, the ... from Bowker; the ASIN is the FREE number assigned by Amazon.