An ISBN or International Standard Book Number, is the unique numeric identifier that’s used around the world to identify books and many publications.
If in doubt as to what publications require an ISBN the following is a list of items that do.
eBooks (digital books)
CD-ROMs (non music)
DVDs (educational, documentary)
Items that do not qualify for ISBNs are:
Coloring books (with no text)
Comic books (periodical format)
Art prints and posters
Individual pictures or photographs
Office supplies and stationery (e.g., agendas, bookmarks, diaries)
Periodicals (e.g., journals, magazines, newspapers)
Sheet music and music scores
Shirts (e.g., t-shirts)
For more information or to check on items that do not require an ISBN in Canada visit ISBN CANADA.
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