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CreateSpace and Blurb are two of many companies offering free ISBN numbers for writers to publish books. Before choosing to publish your work using a free ISBN, consider your options. CreateSpace offers four different IS... More »

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To receive an ISBN, a self-publishing author, publisher or business must apply to the National ISBN Agency of the country they are operating in. Publishers then must supply the National ISBN Agency with metadata about th... More »

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Online booksellers, such as Amazon, have search options using ISBN codes. Specialized search engines, such as ISBNSearch, provide information on locating and purchasing titles. The International Standard Book Number (ISB... More »

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