ISBN Barcodes for Books

If you need a barcode for a book, we recommend that you first get an ISBN (International Standard Book Number). AN ISBN can be easily transformed into a barcode number for your book (therefore you will not need to buy a unique barcode number).

To get an ISBN you will need to contact the ISBN Agency (the ISBN Agency in Hong Kong is the National Library). After you have your ISBN, come back here & purchase the barcode images for your number.

ISBNs are unique international numbers that are assigned to published books & similar publications. ISBNs are recorded in book directories internationally. They enable publishers, libraries & book stores to locate a specific book quickly and efficiently (for re-ordering purposes). A different ISBN is required for each different format published (eg. online books or different language editions).

Once you have your ISBN, you can go here to order your ISBN Barcodes.

These barcodes can be used worldwide

Some examples of books that we have created ISBN barcode images for:


ISBN Book Barcodes examples


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