Private Label ISBN


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.

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Product specifications

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

Do you want to publish under your own imprint (aka, publisher name) but don't yet own your own ISBN? We can help you, and save you money, too.

As a designated ISBN agent of R.R. Bowker, Outskirts Press is able to request single ISBNs on behalf of, and in the name of, self-publishing authors who select this Private Label ISBN service.

A single ISBN will be assigned in the name you select as your imprint and the ISBN will be owned by you. Your imprint (not Outskirts Press) will be identified as the publisher of your book. 

Author B.A. Vonsik publishes his award-winning Primeval Origins series under his own imprint Celestial Fury Publishing.  This allows him to brand his author platform on something other than his author name.

Once assigned, an ISBN cannot be returned. All ISBNs are non-refundable and an ISBN cannot be transferred, sold or given to someone else. Also, you must live in the United States, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, or Puerto Rico to be elligable to own a Bowker ISBN.  By completing and submitting the ISBN application, you are acknowledging that you have reviewed and agree to the US ISBN Agency terms and conditions.

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