Print Book Copyright Step

Title: This will be the title of the publication.

Subtitle (Optional): If the publication has a subtitle, enter it here. Just like the Title of the publication, the subtitle needs to match the Cover File and the Copyright Page to be submitted to our Global Distribution Network.

Edition (Optional): If the publication is part of a special edition of a series or release or type, enter that information here.

Edition statement (Optional): If you wish to expand a little on the type of edition the publication is, you are free to enter that information in this space.



Add all contributors that created the publication in this section. You will have to select a role, type the first name of the contributor, and then type the last name of the contributor. Do this for each contributor you wish to add to the publication.

Role: Select the role that the contributor played in creating the publication. A short list of roles includes Author, Co-Author, Illustrator, etc.

First Name: Enter in the first name of the contributor in this section.

Last Name: Enter in the last name of the contributor in this section.



Select the kind of Copyright license that is associated with your publication.

All Rights Reserved - Standard Copyright License

Some Rights Reserved - Creative Commons (CC BY)

No Rights Reserved - Public Domain

Each Copyright license has different qualifications and meanings. You will need to read through what each Copyright license means and pick the one that best relates to your publication.



Assign a Free ISBN given by Lulu for all publications that are eligible for Global Distribution. This ISBN is owned by Lulu Press and as such, Lulu Press will appear as the Imprint for all listings created for this publication.

I have my own ISBN: Assign an ISBN that you have bought from ISBN agencies outside of Lulu for the publication that you wish to create. You will need to provide all of the contact information that was used when they purchased the ISBN.

Proceed without ISBN: If you are not utilizing our Global Distribution service,  click this option and proceed with the publication process. No ISBN will be assigned to the project. An ISBN is not required for projects that are being printed for personal use or for publications being sold only through Lulu’s Bookstore.