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Private Label ISBN (Bowker approved)
Private Label ISBN (Bowker approved)
Price: $99
Available with:  self-publishing Diamondself-publishing Pearlself-publishing Rubyself-publishing Sapphireself-publishing Emerald
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Some self-publishing authors prefer to secure their own ISBNs for full control over how their books are identified, discovered, and sourced. Outskirts Press can help. As an R.R. Bowker designated agent, Outskirts Press can reserve an ISBN in your name, for 20% less than if you went to Bowker directly.


Product specifications

Enter the imprint under which your book will be published, designating your Publisher Name as the publisher-of-record for your book.

PUBLISHER:  
 

Product details...

Want to publish under your own imprint but don't yet own your own ISBN? We can help you, and save you some money, too.

R.R. Bowker, the official ISBN Agency for the United States, and Outskirts Press have reached an agreement establishing Outskirts Press as a designated ISBN agent of R. R. Bowker. The agreement allows for Outskirts Press to request single-ISBNs from R.R. Bowker on behalf of, and in the name of, self-publishing authors who select this Private Label ISBN option from OutskirtsPress.com.

This means that Outskirts Press can pass single ISBN application requests to the US ISBN Agency on behalf of Outskirts Press customers. A single ISBN will be assigned in the name of the author/publisher applying for it and the single ISBN will be owned by that author/publisher. The single ISBN will not be issued in the name of Outskirts Press and will not be owned by Outskirts Press. The publisher to whom the ISBN is assigned will be identified as the publisher of the book that has the ISBN on it. Outskirts Press will not be identified as the publisher of the book.

Once assigned, an ISBN cannot be returned. All ISBNs are non-refundable. ISBNs cannot be reused. An ISBN cannot be transferred, sold or given to someone else. By completing and submitting the application for an ISBN, you are acknowledging that you have reviewed and agree to the US ISBN Agency terms and conditions (below).

We'll even save you 20% if you order your ISBN here rather than through Bowker directly and we will do everything for you. Purchasing an ISBN directly from Bowkers costs $125.  We will get you one from Bowker and submit all the paperwork for you, for $99.  What a deal! The only catch is that you must live in the United States, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, or Puerto Rico.  


Unique ISBN Agreement

1. Author understands that he/she must reside in the United States, US Virgin Islands, Guam, or Puerto Rico to secure a private label ISBN through Outskirts Press.

2.  Author understands that R.R. Bowker LLC ("Bowker"), a Delaware limited liability company, and is the exclusive ISBN Registration Agency for the United States, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam and Puerto Rico.  Operating under a grant from the International ISBN Agency, Bowker has the exclusive right to assign ISBN prefixes and ISBNs to publishers located in the United States, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam and Puerto Rico.

3. Author understands that by ordering the optional ISBN, completing an ISBN Application on this sales page, and having Outskirts Press register the ISBN with Bowker on author's behalf, author (hereafter referred to as "registrant") agrees as follows:

a.  Registrant hereby certifies that it is a publisher.  A publisher is a person or firm whose business is the publishing of books or other publications to which an ISBN can be assigned, and includes e-book publishers, audio cassette and video producers, software producers and museums and associations with publishing programs.

b.  Registrant will only assign ISBNs to publications to which it holds publishing rights.

c.  Registrant will not sell, license, distribute, disseminate, assign or otherwise make its assigned ISBN prefix and ISBNs available to other publishers or to any third parties.

d.  Registrant agrees to follow the International ISBN Standards for use of ISBNs.  The International ISBN Standards are available at the US ISBN Agency website located at http://www.isbn.org and at the International ISBN website located at http://www.isbn-international.org.

By issuing ISBN prefixes and ISBNs to Registrant, Bowker agrees as follows:

e.  Bowker hereby warrants that it has the full right, power and authority to assign ISBN prefixes and ISBNs to publishers located in the United States, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam and Puerto Rico

f.  Bowker hereby warrants that the ISBNs it assigns to Registrant will conform to current International ISBN Agency and International Standards Organization ("ISO") specifications and are fit for the particular purpose of identifying publications pursuant to the recognized ISO standard.

g.  EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY PROVIDED HEREIN, BOWKER MAKES NO OTHER WARRANTY, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED.

h.  BOWKER SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO REGISTRANT FOR ANY LOSS OR INJURY RESULTING FROM ANY USE OF ISBN PREFIXES OR ISBNS BY REGISTRANT OR OTHER PARTIES.  BOWKER SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO REGISTRANT FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER SUCH DAMAGES ARE FORESEEABLE, WHETHER SUCH DAMAGES ARE DEEMED TO RESULT FROM THE FAILURE OR INADEQUACY OF ANY EXCLUSIVE OR OTHER REMEDY OR WHETHER BOWKER HAS BEEN ADVISED OF SUCH DAMAGES.

6. Author understands they can contact the US ISBN Agency at isbn-san@bowker.com with any questions about these terms and conditions or the ISBN standards and that these terms and conditions are governed by the laws of the State of New Jersey excluding its conflicts of laws principles.  The venue for any litigation arising out of these terms and conditions shall be the state or federal courts located within the State of New Jersey, U.S.A.

7. The Unique ISBN fees are non-refundable once ordered.

 
 
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