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ISSN Brazil and IBICT: meeting and workshop organised in Brasilia for Embassy Representatives




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The Brazilian Institute of Information in Science and Technology (IBICT), a research unit under the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MCTI), will host the 41st Meeting of the Directors of National Centres belonging to the International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) network from November 7 to 11, 2016.

At the same time IBICT, with the support of the ISSN International Centre – the intergovernmental organization which has been coordinating the ISSN network since 1975- plans a workshop targeted at representatives from libraries and serial publishers associations from Latin America, be they already members or not of the ISSN Network. The aim is to promote greater coordination in the sectors of information and documentation between Latin American countries.

In order to prepare this meeting, IBICT  invites representatives of Embassies in charge of scientific and cultural cooperation to participate in a meeting to be held on February 25th at 10 a.m.. The meeting will take place next to IBICT facilities, in a Conference room (5th floor) located in Sector Municipalities, South Court 5, Lot 6, Conference in Brasilia. The provisional programme of the workshop will be presented as well as  the 41st Meeting of ISSN Directors.

The agenda of this meeting is as follows:

– Dr. Gaëlle Béquet, Director of the ISSN International Centre, will present the objectives of the ISSN network and her vison for Latin America;

– Dr. Cecilia Leite, Director of IBICT, will briefly present the IBICT, its activities and how it participates in the ISSN Network;

– Dr. Lillian Alvares, general coordinator at IBICT, will specify the objectives of the workshop and give details on her expectations regarding the participation of Latin American countries.

Please send an email to to confirm your participation.