Bookland EAN Overview

Bookland EAN Barcode

Bookland EAN consist of the prefix 978 and 979  to the beginning of ISBN number.

How to scan 1D and 2D barcodes (EN)

Supported Host Device


Supported Business Application:


Partner Applications

Applications integrated with Socket Mobile's Capture SDK.


Verify with your application provider that Socket Mobile's latest Capture SDK was implemented in your app. See the latest Capture SDK version.

See complete list of Partner Applications.

Non-Capture SDK Applications

Applications that are not integrated with Socket Mobile's Capture SDK




Bookland EAN is supported by default on all Socket Mobile barcode scanners. You can enable or disable this symbology on your Socket Mobile scanner simply by scanning the codes below.  Note: Scanner must be in a disconnected state before scanning the command barcode.

Enable Bookland EAN by scanning the barcode below*:

Enable Bookland EAN Symbology

Disable Bookland EAN by scanning the barcode below*:

Disable Bookland EAN Symbology

See the full programming guide for more info and troubleshooting.
* D750 requires separate enable/disable command barcodes found in the programming guide.

Troubleshooting / FAQ


Q: What is the typical usage of Bookland EAN?

A: Library, retail, and book store.

 How to read the supplemental barcode (add on-2/5)

A: Autodiscriminate UPC/EAN Supplemental

Q: How to parse the data?

A: 1) Download the Socket Mobile Companion app and pair your device in Application Mode. 2) Download and enable the SM Keyboard app. 3) Go to Settings and select Advanced Data Editing.

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Q: Do you need help creating this barcode?

A: Socket Mobile recommends this free barcode generator: 

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