ISBN Application

The Library issues ISBNs for UWC publications. Follow the steps below:

  • Step 1 - Complete the UWC ISBN Application form
  • Step 2 - Complete the South African National Bibliography form
  • Step 3 - Have these forms signed by:
    • Faculty Dean
    • DVC Academic and Research (Both if possible otherwise the Dean)
  • Step 4 - Completed forms to be sent back with a Cover of the first page of the Publication to the Library
  • Step 5 - If less than 100 copies printed, the library requires 3 copies for:
    • 1 copy for the library,
    • 1 copy for the National Library in Pretoria, and
    • 1 copy for the Archives (3)
    • If it is more than 100 copies all National Libraries will need a copy which amounts to 7
  • When all the criteria are fulfilled, the Library will issue the ISBN number.