A barcode is a graphical coded representation of your book’s ISBN and for United States, retail price information. It allows automated scanning and point of sale transactions. When scanned at a store at the time of purchase, the barcode enables the vendor to maintain inventory and track sales.
You can easily purchase, customize and create your own barcodes, and also store them for future access when you need them for the United States, or the Australian or New Zealand marketplace. To purchase or customize barcodes, you will need an ISBN and retail or list price Information.
By obtaining your barcodes from Bowker, the Official ISBN Agency of the United States and Australia, you can be certain they meet the latest industry requirements. We also can provide advice on formats, price add-ons for United States customers and other questions
By purchasing a barcode you are ensuring compliance with industry standards. Most booksellers require that books display a barcode, so it can be scanned at the point of sale and all related information about the title is captured.
The Bookland EAN bar code (US and Australia) encodes the ISBN. The US version encodes the book retail price as well as the ISBN.
The barcode allows automated scanning and point-of-sale transactions.
Barcodes can easily be created and stored for future use.