ISBN

Add ISBN Barcode to Cover
These instructions will show you how to have our system automatically add the ISBN barcode to your cover. The system will add your ISBN barcode to the back ...
Check ISBN Status
These instructions will show you how to check the status of the ISBN that was purchased through TheBookPatch.com.    1. Login to TheBookPatch.com by en...
What is an ISBN?
The International Standard Book Number (ISBN) is a 13-digit number that uniquely identifies books and book-like products published internationally.
Does the ISBN-13 have any meaning imbedded in the numbers?
The five parts of an ISBN are as follows: The current ISBN-13 is prefixed by "978";  Group or country identifier which identifies a ...
Do I need an ISBN to sell my book in TheBookPatch.com bookstore?
No.
Can I purchase an ISBN even though I'm not publishing my book on TheBookPatch.com?
Yes.
Can I use an ISBN that I didn't purchase from TheBookPatch.com?
Yes. You can use any ISBN13 you have for your book whether it was purchased through us or not.
What is the difference between an ISBN-10 and an ISBN-13?
The 10 and 13 after the ISBN indicates the number of digits in the ISBN. Due to growth in books published the 10 digits ISBN numbers are running out and are...
I purchased an ISBN from TheBookPatch.com and I received an email with an ISBN-10 and an ISBN-13 number, why?
All ISBN-13 numbers are still assigned an ISBN-10 by the governing board, even though they are not used. We provide them to you as a reference only.
If I purchase an ISBN from TheBookPatch.com can I use it on Amazon or Barnes & Noble?
Yes.