Answered By: Cori Wilhelm
Last Updated: Dec 09, 2014     Views: 12

The ISBN is the International Standard Book Number, and it's a number that is assigned to books when they are printed.  It's an easy way to identify your book, or search for a specific book online.  You can usually find it on the copyright page of a book (the back of the title page), and it's usually a 10- or 13-digit number.  Let us  know if you have any more questions.

If you need the ISBN for your textbooks, follow these steps:

1. Go to, and select "Textbooks", then "Purchase" drop-down menu on the left.

2. From there, you can select your courses, one at a time, and then your professors for those courses. The professors are listed as three letters - "E", then their initlas.  For example, Professor Joe Smith would be listed as "EJS".

3. This will take you to a list of textbooks for the course.  You can click the large plus sign next to each book to get the full title, author, edition, and ISBN.  With that ISBN, you will be sure to get the correct edition for your class.

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