Lulu’s Global Distribution service makes your book available through retail sites using Amazon and Ingram Content Group. To be eligible for Global Distribution, you must meet our Distribution Requirements.In addition to our Requirements, you must select product specifications (paper, ink, size, etc.) that the retail distributor can offer through their print-on-demand network. To help you select the right format for your book, start with our master list of distribution-eligible products.This guide details the different paper, weight, ink, binding, and size options. It’s important to pay careful attention to the EXCLUDED specifications. Some sets of products are eligible for Amazon and not Ingram. Others are accepted by Ingram and not Amazon.Refer to this table for the unique specifications that are EXCLUDED from each distributor, based on the book size.Amazon & Ingram do not accept coloring books, journals, diaries, puzzle books, study guides, workbooks, or books with many blank or lined pages.Public Domain - content that is freely available elsewhere, including but not limited to public domain material, content aggregated from online sources, and content that is identical to existing publications by other authors or publishers is not eligible for Global Distribution.Excluded Product SpecsBook FormatAmazon ExclusionsIngram ExclusionsPocket BookColor & 80# PaperNoneDigestColor & 80# PaperLinen & CasewrapNoneA5Color & 80# PaperLinen & CasewrapNoneUS TradeColor & 80# PaperLinen & CasewrapNoneRoyalColor & 80# PaperLinen & CasewrapNoneComic BookAllNoneExecutiveColor & 80# PaperCasewrap60# Cream PaperCrown QuartoColor & 80# Paper60# Cream PaperSmall SquareNoneAllA4Color & 80# Paper60# Cream PaperUS LetterColor & 80# PaperCasewrap60# Cream PaperSquareColor & 80# PaperCasewrap60# Cream PaperNotes About ExclusionsBecause of the wide range of papers, inks, bindings, and sizes we offer, retailers are unable to list all the product specifications Lulu can print. Lulu makes your project available only if it meets all requirements and utilizes product specifications eligible for that retailer.Amazon’s ExclusionsBooks using 80# paper are ineligible for Amazon’s distribution services. Their print facilities are unable to use comparable paper. Full Color options are available for some products using 60# (though we generally do NOT recommend full-color printing on 60# paper). Amazon does not accept ANY hardcover products. That includes all Linen Wrap with Dust Jacket and Casewrap binding.Important Note: Projects meeting all distribution requirements for Ingram may still be distributed by Ingram, to Amazon’s marketplace.Ingram’s ExclusionsFor some paperback sizes and bindings, Ingram does not offer 60# Cream Paper.Global Distribution AvailabilityWhen you publish a project with a valid ISBN and meet all distribution requirements, we send your project’s metadata and files to Amazon and Ingram. These distributors make the final decision about whether or not to list your project. Please refer to our Global Distribution FAQ for answers to other common questions.