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The Bodleian Libraries of the University of Oxford endorses the Keepers Registry Statement (November 2nd 2021)

The ISSN International Centre is glad to announce that the Bodleian Libraries of the University of Oxford – Open Scholarship Support have just endorsed the July 2016 statement Working together to Ensure the Future of the Digital Scholarly Records that summarizes the principles that guide Keepers Registry’s development.

The Bodleian Libraries (UK) is the latest to join all those that have already shown their support for KR, namely the Library of Congress (USA), Association of Southeastern Research Libraries (USA), International Alliance of Research Library Associations, Ivy Plus Libraries Collections Group (USA), Rede Cariniana Network (IBICT, Brazil), Council of Prairie and Pacific University Libraries (COPPUL) (Canada), Pacific and Regional Archive for Digital Sources in Endangered Cultures (PARADISEC, Australia), King’s College London (UK) and Faculdad de Ciencias De La Comunicacion Turismo Y Psicologia (Peru).

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The ISSN International Centre is a sponsor of 2021 FORCE11 Online Conference

The ISSN International Centre is glad to support the 2021 FORCE11 Online Conference as Platinum Sponsor. This conference will focus on a number of relevant topics for the ISSN Network, e.g. Research assessment, Scholarly communications role in the sustainable development goals, Governance of open science and Science discoverability.

Dr. Gaelle Bequet, Director of the ISSN International Centre, will give a presentation on Dec. 8th about the Project JASPER that aims to provide sustainable archiving solutions for OA journals.


The conference program is available at .


ISSN International Centre @Charleston Library Conference

Dr Gaëlle Béquet, Director of ISSN International Centre, will participate in a panel session titled Strategic Frontiers in Digital Preservation that will take place on 3 November. In this session, the perspectives of libraries, publishers, and service providers will be explored on key strategic digital preservation issues. Participants will learn about recent initiatives and hear expert reflections on the fundamental requirements to ensure that scholarly material is adequately preserved in efficient and cost-effective ways for future scholars.

The full agenda of the conference is online :,bCfyRqZRF5TAQZxB4,fFkaFeSjzcQCcSPec,488.6669921875,61&skip=81&sortByFields[0]=startsAt&sortByOrders[0]=1&uid=QiWFYTgQ2szRSLd2H