Obtaining Copyright / ISBN

 

There's a few essentials you need before you can legally sell your book in the United States or in Canada.

 

 

Obtaining Copyright / ISBN / Bar Code for your Book

 

 

Traditionally, copyright, ISBN, CIP, and Library Of Congress information is printed on the back of the full title page of every book. This page is commonly referred to as the Copyright Page. At Art Bookbindery, we will ensure that your copyright page contains the proper information before going to print. We will also ensure that the information is typeset according to international law so that your book may be distributed and sold internationally. In order to simplify the process of obtaining a copyright, ISBN, CIP (Canada) and Library of Congress control number (U.S.) for your book, we have provided links and addresses to these sources for our customers located in both the U.S. and Canada. 

 

We feel it is in the best interest of all writers to secure proper copyright protection for their book. We also encourage the use of an ISBN number, especially if you are requiring a bar code for the sale of your book, as the bar code design is based on the ISBN system of numbers. A standard bar code design for your book  is available through us at a cost of $43.50. This is a one-time fee. The bar code image is often required when marketing your books through local area booksellers. For complete information, please refer to the following sources:

 

 

 

 

In Canada 

Copyright Information  

 

Copyright Information Branch
Canadian Intellectual Property and Copyright Office
Place du Portage I, C-227
50 Victoria Street
Hull, Quebec K1A 0C9
Telephone: (819) 997-1936
Fax: (819) 953-7620
Web Site: http://www.cb-cda.gc.ca/info/registration-e.html
E-mail: cipo.contact@ic.gc.ca
Cost: $65.00 CDN

ISBN & C.I.P. Information

 

Canadian ISBN Agency
Library and Archives Canada
395 Wellington, ON K1A 0N4
isbn@lac-bac.gc.ca
Telephone : (819) 994-6872 / (866) 578-7777
Fax : (819) 997-7517
www.collectionscanada.gc.ca

Bar Code

 

Art Bookbindery
5-1377 Border Street 
Winnipeg, Manitoba
R3H 0N1 
Telephone: (204) 944-1000
Fax: (204) 943-1789
E-mail: info@artbookbindery.com
Cost: $45.00 

 

 

 

 

In the United States

Copyright Information  

 

Copyright Office
Library of Congress Copyright Division
101 Independence Avenue S.E.
Washington, D.C.
20559
Telephone: (202) 707-9100
Web Site: www.loc.gov
Cost: $45.00

 

ISBN Information

 

R.R. Bowker
ISBN Office
121 Chanlon Road
New Providence, New Jersey
07974
1-888-269-5372
info@bowker.com 
Web Site: www.bowker.com
Cost: $125.00 (single number) 

Library of Congress Control Number

 

C.I.P. Division
Library of Congress
101 Independence Avenue S.E.
Washington, D.C.
20540-4320
Telephone: (202) 707-6372
Web Site: pcn.loc.gov/pcn     
Cost: Not Available


Bar Code
      

 

Art Bookbindery
5-1377 Border Street 
Winnipeg, Manitoba
R3H 0N1 
Telephone: (204) 944-1000
Fax: (204) 943-1789
E-mail: info@artbookbindery.com
Cost: $45.00


 

 

 

 

 

 

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