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GS1 US Data Hub Help Center

Did you license a GS1 US GTIN and want to create a barcode? Learn how to work with this GTIN in GS1 US Data Hub.

View Instructional Modules

GS1 US Data Hub instructional modules are available in the GS1 US University Learning Management System. You can sign in using the same credentials as you do for GS1 US Data Hub. Click the "GS1 US Data Hub & User Portal" category, then "Help Resources" to view the list of modules. Click the module title for a demonstration of key functions, with audio narration. Or click the links to view the course directly if you are already logged into GS1 US Data Hub.

Creating Your First GTIN/Barcode:

Creating Your Barcode for a Retail Item - Learn how to create your barcode for a retail item in GS1 US Data Hub. Duration: 5:02

Understanding the Product Lifecycle - Learn about the product lifecycle: Draft, PreMarket, In Use, Archived. Duration 3:52

Creating a UDI (for medical device companies) - Only for members with medical device products: review basic steps needed to create the two segments of the UDI: the Device Identifier (DI) and the Production Identifier (PI). You'll also learn how to assign the Unit of Use packaging level when your primary device has a count that's greater than one. Duration: 9:05

Working with Your GS1 US GTIN - Only for members who license a GS1 US GTIN: learn how to work with the GS1 US GTIN in GS1 US Data Hub: adding information, generating a barcode, creating higher level packaging, and changing the default sharing settings. Duration: 6:27

Adding Product Dimensions - Learn about the product's size and weight attributes on the Step 4 - Add Product Dimensions page. Duration: 1:55

Identify the GPC Code - Learn how to use the GPC Browser to identify the GPC code and add it to your product. Duration: 3:06

Displaying the Verified by GS1 Check Mark - Learn how to enter attributes that will enable GS1 US Data Hub Product View/Use subscribers see the Verified by GS1 Check Mark when searching for the GTIN in the GS1 Registry Platform. Duration: 7:35

Creating GTINs/Barcodes for Higher Level Packaging:

Creating a Case for a Retail Item - Learn how to create a case of retail items using GS1 US Data Hub | Product. Duration 6:37

Packaging Levels - Learn how GS1 US Data Hub supports multiple packaging levels, how the GTIN-14 is generated, and how ITF-14 and GS1-128 barcodes can be generated. Duration: 7:47

Using Product Import:

Product Import, Download All Available GTINs - Learn how to import products and assign GTINs, or receive a list of all available GTINs, based on the GTINs available for your company. Duration: 6:36

Product Import, Download Import Template - Learn how to import products that already have GTINs assigned. Duration: 5:03

Product Import, Correcting Errors - Learn how to correct common errors that may be generated when importing products, such as "Fire Format Error...". Duration: 8:56

Product Import, Higher Level Packaging - Learn how to import inner packs, cases, pallets, etc. using the Download Import Template. Duration: 9:15

Company Prefix for GTIN-13s: How to Import - Only for members who have licensed a Company Prefix to create GTIN-13s (for EAN-13 barcodes) through GS1 US: learn how to use the Download Import Template to load any products in which you already assigned GTIN-13s. Duration: 6:24

Location (GLN):

Adding a Location - Learn how to add a location, assign a Global Location Number (GLN), and then share this location with GS1 US Data Hub Location View/Use subscribers. Duration: 6:47

Publish Your Location - Only for members who have licensed a single GLN Offering: Learn how to publish your GLN so it can be viewed by GS1 US Data Hub View/Use subscribers. Duration: 2:17

Self-Managed Checklist (Healthcare) - Only for members who are part of the Managed GLN (Healthcare) subscription. View steps you can take in GS1 US Data Hub to add users, enable the approval process, and other actions to manage the GLN assigned to your organization. Duration: 4:48

Location View/Use - Only for Location View/Use subscribers. Learn how to filter and export third-party GLNs. You'll also learn how to message GLN owners. Duration: 2:48