(Reprinted with permission from Bar Code Graphics)
A necessary requirement for selling your publications through booksellers, wholesalers, and distributors, is the assignment of unique ISBN numbers for each title. Once a publisher receives their ISBN numbers, they should assign an individual number to each of their publications. In order for booksellers to automatically capture an ISBN, it must be converted into a scannable bar code. The Bookland EAN symbol is the bar code of choice in the book industry, because it allows for encodation of ISBNs. Continue reading
Written with help from Renee and Jack Brodie, publishers.
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