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Imprint

A division of a publishing house with a distinct brand name, usually specialising in publishing titles for specific subject areas or genres. It can also refer to the publisher's name, which appears on the title page of a book.

Indexing

Creating an ordered or alphabetical list of subjects/topics or names, giving the page number(s) of where it is referred to in the main text of the book.

Ingram

A book and e-book distributor, and a print-on-demand service provider.

ISBN

The International Standard Book Number is a 10 or 13 digit number which is assigned to books so that they can be uniquely identified internationally.

ISSN

International Standard Serial Number. An international system used on periodicals, magazines and journals. It is eight digits that refer to the country of publication and the title of the publication.