Independent Publishing Network

Become a Member FAQ Page

  1. Members of Independent Publishing Network can receive:
  2. ISBN numbers and images
  3. Sticky ISBN barcode labels
  4. Registration
  5. One-off cost
  6. No annual fees

Become a Member of IPN

Click here to become a member of the Independent Publishing Network (IPN) and get ISBN numbers and barcode images for your publication. You need a different ISBN number for each different publication, as well as for each different format of the same publication (e.g. paperback and e-book), and for any new or revised editions. When we receive your membership application we will email your ISBN number and barcode images to you and give you instructions for how to submit your publication to Legal Deposit. Our ISBN numbers are suitable for use in the UK.

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ISBN Barcode Images

If you purchase Barcode Images from us we will turn your ISBN number into high quality (600 dpi) scannable barcode images. The ISBN barcode images will be emailed to you in 5 different file formats (jpeg, eps, tiff, bmp & pdf). You can choose which format you prefer to use. We will email the barcode images to you in the standard size, however the barcode images can safely be reduced to 20mm high x 30mm wide if you have limited space.

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Become a Member of IPN and get ISBN Numbers

Membership with ISBN Number & Barcode Images£30JOIN IPN
Membership with ISBN Number, Barcode Images & Registration£42JOIN IPN

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Registration on Nielsen's

If you purchase Registration from us your ISBN number and book details will be registered on the Nielsen’s Book Database. This will make your publication details widely available to booksellers, libraries and publishers both in the UK and internationally. The Nielsen Book Database contains over 25 million title records and is one of the most widely used book databases in the UK and worldwide.

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ISBN Barcode Labels

Purchase a roll of sticky paper labels for your ISBN number. Our rolls come in quantities of 500 or 1000 labels, and delivery to any postal address in the UK/Ireland is free. We’ll print your ISBN number above the barcode bars.

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About Independent Publishing Network

The Independent Publishing Network helps authors publish their books easily and quickly, by offering an affordable membership and supplying ISBN numbers and barcode images to their members.

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