How to Cite a ISBN

By: Gcite Citation Team | March 19, 2024

✍ Create a citation for a ISBN using List or Essay citations.

What is a ISBN and where are they located?

An International Standard Book Number (ISBN) is a unique numeric commercial book identifier that helps to accurately identify books and simplify their distribution. An ISBN is specific to a book's edition, format, and publisher.

Pro Tips for Citing a ISBN

Gcite's Metrics for ISBNs


ISBNs are universally recognized and provide a high level of trust in book identification.

ease To Cite:

With an ISBN, Gcite can automatically retrieve and format all necessary citation details.


Books represent a significant, though smaller, fraction of sources cited on Gcite compared to webpages.

*** These metrics are not based on statistics and are subjective measurements.***