Add your own ISBN to photo books

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An ISBN is a unique identifier for a particular version of a book, so please assign your own ISBN only after you're sure you have the final version and don't need to make further changes. It's a good idea to order and review a single copy of any book before you apply your purchased ISBN. 

Using your own ISBN with photo books

An ISBN barcode will not automatically print on your photo paper book. If you'd like to add your ISBN and barcode to the back cover of your book, you can add it yourself.

BookSmart, Bookify, or Lightroom

if you’d like to add an ISBN to your cover, here's how to use your own ISBN.


Use your own ISBN in BookWright.

Blurb's InDesign Plug-in

Use your own ISBN with Blurb's InDesign Plug-in.

Blurb's PDF to Book uploader

Use your own ISBN with Blurb's PDF to Book uploader.

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