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Will Lulu add a barcode to my cover?

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edited February 20 in ISBN/Distribution

When and where Lulu adds a barcode to a cover

 

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Distribution & ISBN Books


Lulu adds a 2.39 x 1" ISBN barcode and the placement varies with the theme.


Lulu adds a 3.625 x 1.25" ISBN barcode 0.375" from the spine and bottom edge of the cover.


Lulu does not add a barcode. You must add one.*


Publisher Grade Books


Lulu adds a 2.39 x 1" barcode for and the placement varies with the theme.**


Lulu adds a 1.74 x 1.11" barcode .375" from the spine and .53" from the bottom of the cover image.**


Lulu adds a 1.74 x 1.11" barcode .375" from the spine and .53" from the bottom of the cover image.**


Standard Books


Lulu adds a 2.39 x 1" barcode for and the placement varies with the theme.**


Lulu adds a 1.74 x 1.11" barcode .375" from the spine and .53" from the bottom of the cover image.**



Lulu does not add a barcode.


Premium Paper Books

Lulu adds a 2.39 x 1" barcode for and the placement varies with the theme.**

Lulu adds a 1.74 x 1.11" barcode .375" from the spine and .53" from the bottom of the cover image.**


Lulu does not add a barcode.

 

*Generate a barcode 1.75 x 1" and place it at the bottom right corner of the back cover at least 0.375" from the spine and bottom edge of the cover. For more info on generating barcodes, see http://bookow.com/resources.php.

 

**The barcodes added to Publisher Grade and Standard books are for the manufacturing process. When creating cover images or a one-piece cover for Publisher Grade books do not add a barcode. If you do, the book will not print.

 

If you are including the retail price, it must exactly match the retail price that was set for Distribution. Likewise, do not add a UK retail price to the cover as this number will be converted by Lulu and will not match what was set. If the retail price does not match, it will be removed. If you do not meet these requirements, the availability of the book to online retailers will be delayed for several days, possibly weeks!

 

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