The International Standard Book Number (ISBN) is a unique numeric commercial
book ... The method of assigning an ISBN is nation-based and varies from
country to ... For example, an ebook, a paperbac...
Nov 19, 2010 ... However even publishers of these types of books might make use of ... If you
intend to issue your book as both a printed book and an ebook, ... many self-
publishers and that's a pretty good reason to get an ISBN ... For instance, here's
what Smashwords, the big distributor of ebooks, says about ISBN usage:.
The official U.S. ISBN Agency. No other source can assign legitimate ISBNs to
US publishers! Bowker also sells Book Barcodes, and tools for self-publishers.
ISBNs are not only for print books; in fact it is of no relevance in what medium a ...
form as the master file (i.e. unchanged file format and without DRM applied) then
you ... and communicating book industry product information in electronic form.
Apr 20, 2012 ... What's the catch with a free ISBN? .... Best of luck with the book. ... possible to
purchase an ISBN number and apply it to an ebook that you have ...
HOW DO I COMPLETE THE ISBN APPLICATION FORM? 4 ... Electronic products
such as CDs, downloads, audiobooks etc that have a textual and/or instructional
content, i.e. not purely for .... For more information on obtaining additional ...
Tips on what ISBN number is and how to obtain them. ... that uniquely identifies a
book regardless of format (hardcover, paperback, audio, eBook, etc). ... Bill of
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Jun 5, 2013 ... There are better ways independent authors can invest their money. ... The big five
ebook retailers are Amazon, Apple, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, ... One of the big
claims Bowker makes is that ISBNs are good for tracking. ... And I'm not saying
that shouldn't matter, but I see no compelling reason to get an ISBN.
Nielsen UK ISBN Agency, 3rd Floor, Midas House, 62 Goldsworth Road, Woking
GU21 6LQ ... Electronic products such as CDs, downloads, audiobooks etc that
have a textual .... obtaining additional allocations, please contact the Agency.
Mar 26, 2013 ... ISBNs facilitate electronic point-of-sale systems through the use of ... and an
ISBN, see What Products are Eligible for Retail Distribution.