Bowker offers Bar Code service for publishers interested in making their books available for retail sale through standard transaction channels: retail bookstores and chains; online bookstores; wholesalers; and distributors. All of these channels require a standard bar code of your ISBN and EAN in order to process the sale of your books.

Use Bowker's Bar Code service to:
  • Save time and effort in acquiring bar codes with electronic "one stop shopping."
  • Receive uniformly accepted bar code files of the highest quality.
  • Acquire the new EAN-13 bar codes! The book industry now recommends the ISBN-13 to be displayed above the bar code.
  • Learn how and where to use your bar codes.

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