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


The ISSN International Centre completes a pilot project with Springer Nature

The ISSN International Centre, with academic publisher Springer Nature, has just completed constructing a new, centralized process for the assignment of ISSN to periodicals and books series published by this publisher.

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Launch of the online ISSN requesting tool by the National Library of the Philippines.

The National Library of the Philippines has just launched its online application system for the assignment of identifiers, i.e. ISSN, ISBN and ISMN, to publications issued on the national territory.

For more information, you can watch this video at .


Afnor-BnF Conference – How to adapt the digital book chain to the needs of people with reading disabilities? (remote, June 25, 2021)

At the opening of this one-day conference devoted to accessible digital books (production, identification, tools), the director of the ISSN International Centre will give an overview of the activities of the ISO 46 Technical Committee Information and documentation. Registration is free. The program and practical details are available at .