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An ISBN is a number, not a bar code. One agency per country is designated to assign ISBNs for the publishers and self-publishers located in that country. Bowker: Bar Code. Bowker Manuscript Submissions. Copyright Office. LOC: PCN. LOC: CIP. Library of Congress. P-CIP. P-CIP - Publishers Cataloging In Publication What is P-CIP Anyway? Click on the following image to see a sample MARC record provided by QBI. Librarians require much more specific information about new titles to facilitate the acquisition and processing of those titles, including the determination of the exact shelf location for the materials within the library.