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


The ISSN International Centre at ALA

The ISSN International Centre will participate in the Annual Conference of the American Library Association which takes place in Chicago, IL, 22-27 June 2017. On Saturday 24 June, there will be a presentation of the latest news regarding the revision of ISO 3297 – ISSN at NISO Annual Meeting and Standards Update. On Sunday 25 June, Gaëlle Béquet, Director of the ISSN International Centre, and Regina Romano Reynolds, Director of the US ISSN Centre, will speak at the session The Once and Future ISSN organized by the Continuing Resources Cataloging and Standards Forum (ALCTS CRS). More details at


The ISSN International Centre at the annual conference Information Governance and Data Quality organized by the Association française de normalization (AFNOR) and the National Library of France (BnF)

The Annual Conference about standardization in the information and documentation sector will take place at the National Library of France on Friday 23 June 2017. Gaëlle Béquet, Director of the ISSN International Centre and President of the ISO Technical Committee 46, will deliver the opening address together with Pierre Fuzeau, President of the mirror French Committee 46. Details and registration on .


PRESSoo as IFLA standard

In March 2017, PRESSoo, the conceptual model for Bibliographic Information Pertaining to Serials and Other Continuing Resources, was approved by the IFLA Committee on Standards and endorsed by the Professional Committee.
Version 1.3 was released in May 2017.