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​Statement of Use: Registration on the ISBN Canada online system

ISBN Canada, an agency of Library and Archives Canada (LAC), is responsible for allocating ISBNs to English-language publishers located in Canada.

Notice: By registering with ISBN Canada, you are granting LAC permission to include your publisher name and contact information in both the Canadian ISBN Publishers' Directory and the Global Register of Publishers database (GRP). The directory and GRP are both publicly available. Publishers must provide this information in order to receive ISBNs.

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