DATA: Numeric LENGTH: Fixed CHECK: Required

ISBN numbers are unique numbers that are printed on books. ISBN is not a separate bar code type. ISBN numbers have a specific structure and are encoded using EAN-13 bar codes.

Our JIT series of software products can automatically create ISBN bar codes with correct check digits. Simply select EAN-13 as the bar code type.

If you need free help or advice about using this type of barcode, please email;

Example: For a book with ISBN 0-19-282184-9 the message to encode is;


This message is formed by a fixed three digit country code of 978, followed by the ISBN number 019282184 (the last digit of the ISBN number is a check character which is discarded).

See: EAN, Bookland


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