International Identifier for serials
and other continuing resources, in the electronic and print world


IFLA Serials and Other Continuing Resources Section will hold a virtual event about International OA Publishing Practices (21 September 2020)

IFLA SOCRS section is organizing a virtual conference about International OA practices with six speakers who will discuss the Open Library of Humanities, research database integration of open access content in Iran, open access mandates and policies of Latin American countries, and the Research4Life program. Register here .


Virtual Annual EURIG Meeting 2020 (Sept. 15th, 2020)

Deanna White, ISSN-IC Project Officer, and Mikael Wetterstrom, ISSN-IC Metadata Specialist, will attend the virtual meeting RDA in Europe, which will be held virtually on 15 September 2020. Originally intended to be a satellite meeting from the cancelled WLIC2020, the meeting will revise case studies on adaptations of the new 3R RDA, in its first part, and will address some practical approaches to RDA (application profiles use, RDA and MARC..).

Please register (free) and access the programme.

This event is organized by IFLA Cataloguing Section, jointly with the RDA Steering Committee and the European RDA Interest Group (EURIG).


ISO/FDIS 3297.2 (Ed 6) approved by ISO/TC46/SC9 25 out of 30 P-members

The draft of the sixth edition of ISO 3297 was put to a vote of ISO/TC46/SC9 member countries this summer. 25 out of 30 ISO/TC46/SC9 P-members have approved the draft. The sixth edition will be published in October 2020 by ISO after review of the final comments.