Do I need to provide an eBook or print ISBN?

Do I need to provide an eBook or print ISBN?

No, ebook and print ISBNs are not a required field. 

That said, they can work as additional identifiers for your title across platforms and formats, and help us link your title to the appropriate print versions.

This can help your audiobook's discoverability with many retailers.
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      No. Library and Retail ISBNs may be different or the same. We provide the option to provide separate ISBNs if you'd like, but they are not required to be unique.
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      We recommend contacting the ISBN agency in your country to purchase ISBNs. US: Bowker is the official ISBN Agency for the United States and its territories. International: On the International ISBN Agency website select your country from the ...