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


Meeting at the National Library of Benin (March 1st, 2023)

Koffi Attede, Director of the National Library of Benin, and his team organized a meeting with Gaëlle Béquet, Director of the ISSN International Centre in Porto Novo on 1 March 2023. The National Libraryof Benin has managed the Benin ISSN Centre since 2000.


ZBW is official archive partner for ISSN International Centre and Keepers Registry

The international cooperation between ISSN International Centre and ZBW is expanding in the context of digital preservation. The ZBW is the first German academic library to become a “Keeper” for the ISSN International Centre. The ZBW is responsible for the digital preservation of nearly 2,000 journals and other serial resources in economics and will list them in the ISSN Portal. Digital preservation at the ZBW has been awarded the international Core Trust Seal in 2020 and is the first institution in Germany to have achieved three certifications: the Data Seal of Approval, the nestor-Seal and also the CoreTrustSeal.

Read the press release here.


ISSN International Centre @NISO + 2023 (14-16 February 2023, remote)

This year, the NISO+ Conference will focus on persistent identifiers (PIDs)! Gaelle Bequet, Director of the ISSN International Centre, will moderate one session about the fragmentation of the PID landscape and the recommendations made by Knowledge Exchange in their latest report to implement PIDs. She will speak at the session dealing with the interoperability and the diversity of PIDs . Last but not least, she will moderate the session about PIDs for humanities researchers.  Registration and complete schedule : .