Answered By: Jessica Kiebler
Last Updated: Sep 17, 2015     Views: 33

An ISBN, or "International Standards Book Number," is a unique identifier for book, or book-like materials. It is often found on the back of a book in the barcode.  E-Books have ISBN’s as well and can be found in the description area on an electronic book. 

You can use an ISBN to find a specific edition of a book in the Library catalog, on retail websites like Amazon or any search engine.  If there is an advanced search feature, you can use the drop down menu to search by ISBN.  

Searching the Library Catalog:

 

Searching eBrary for eBooks:

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