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[[Help:Resources and lists|Resources and lists]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Finding the ISBN number of a book  
  
The Library of Congress online catalog would seem like a good place to get the ISBN number of a book. However, the LC site is sometimes so busy that it blocks additional users from searching. The following, then, are some alternate databases to use in order to get ISBN numbers. Remember, however, that none of the databases below will show an ISBN if the book does not have one.  
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*[http://www.oclc.org/us/en/worldcat/default.htm OCLC/Worldcat]
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The Library of Congress online Catalog sometimes blocks additional users from searching the ISBN (International Standard Book Number) on a book if the book has one.
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Here are some alternate databases where you can get the ISBN numbers:
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*[http://www.oclc.org/us/en/worldcat/default.htm OCLC/Worldcat]  
 
*[http://www.amazon.com Amazon]  
 
*[http://www.amazon.com Amazon]  
 
*[http://bookbutler.com/ Book Butler]
 
*[http://bookbutler.com/ Book Butler]
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The Library of Congress online Catalog sometimes blocks additional users from searching the ISBN (International Standard Book Number) on a book if the book has one.

Here are some alternate databases where you can get the ISBN numbers: