The ISSN Network is comprised of ISSN National Centres.
Their activity is coordinated by the ISSN International
Centre located in Paris.
2.5 million ISSN assigned,
more than 70,000 new ISSN per year and 130,000 ISSN modified per year: https://portal.issn.org
The ISSN uses URN as a persistent identifier specifically designed by the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF). http://urn.issn.org/
Keepers Registry acts as a global monitor on the archiving arrangements for digital journals: https://keepers.issn.org/
- 2021/04/13 - The ISSN Portal and SUDOC catalogue are now linked! The ISSN Portal now provides a URL link......
- 2021/04/01 - Austria joins the ISSN Network (April 2021) The Austrian ISSN Centre will launch in April 2021......
- 2021/03/15 - Ukraine joins the ISSN Network (March 2021) The Ukrainian ISSN Centre launched mid-March 2021......