ISBN and Copyright Information:


Bowker Identifier Services provides you with the resources that make it easier for your audience to find and purchase your titles. This is the site where you purchase ISBN for United States.  Buy an ISBN for each format of your book  An ISBN is needed for each format of your book – one for hardcover print, paperback print, and digital versions of your book. (Some authors do not buy ISBN for their eBooks. Check the blogs for arguments for and against.)

More Information here: Library of Congress and CIP How To Tutorial

Marketing and PR List here: Marketing and PR Checklist Handout 2

An ISBN can make it easier for your audience to find your book. Click on “My Account” & Select your “Manage ISBNs”  Provide the details about your book and find other useful marketing tools like widgets, barcodes, electronic sell sheets:

Subscribe to the Bowker Book Sales Widget!

US Copyright Office

Copyright office:

Copyright LAW

Library of Congress HOME

Library of Congress list:

U.S. Copyright Office
101 Independence Ave. S.E.
Washington, D.C. 20559-6000
(202) 707-3000 or 1-877-476-0778 (toll free)
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Current Fees

Guides to help students understand copyright laws, plagiarism and DMCA:

Help to Identify and contact perpetrators of copyright infringement


wipo_pub1020_600Our mission is to promote innovation and creativity for the economic, social and cultural development of all countries, through a balanced and effective international intellectual property system.

For a basic overview, read our short Guide to WIPO Services PDF, Guide to WIPO Services.



Some Help for your Marketing:


Business Blogs about marketing by Simone, Clark, Morris and more


Resource to content marketing

Other Resources:

Foreign Rights article: How to Sell $40,000 in Foreign Rights by John Penberth

International Digital Publishing Forum

rockEpisode # 05 – Unconventional Marketing and Pricing with Joe Nobody



Effective Communications Skills  Download free eBooks and textbook

25 Thoughts On Book Piracy


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