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and other continuing resources, in the electronic and print world


Virtual Annual EURIG Meeting 2020 (Sept. 15th, 2020)

Deanna White, ISSN-IC Project Officer, and Mikael Wetterstrom, ISSN-IC Metadata Specialist, will attend the virtual meeting RDA in Europe, which will be held virtually on 15 September 2020. Originally intended to be a satellite meeting from the cancelled WLIC2020, the meeting will revise case studies on adaptations of the new 3R RDA, in its first part, and will address some practical approaches to RDA (application profiles use, RDA and MARC..).

Please register (free) and access the programme.

This event is organized by IFLA Cataloguing Section, jointly with the RDA Steering Committee and the European RDA Interest Group (EURIG).


ISO/FDIS 3297.2 (Ed 6) approved by ISO/TC46/SC9 25 out of 30 P-members

The draft of the sixth edition of ISO 3297 was put to a vote of ISO/TC46/SC9 member countries this summer. 25 out of 30 ISO/TC46/SC9 P-members have approved the draft. The sixth edition will be published in October 2020 by ISO after review of the final comments.


Serials in the time of COVID-19: Latin American ISSN Information Session organized by ISSN Brazil @IBICT (Aug. 5th, 2020)

The ISSN National Centres of Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, and Panama plus the ISSN International Centre (ISSN-IC) will organize an information session on August 5th at 4 p.m. (Brasilia Time) at the kind invitation of the Instituto Brasileiro de Informação em Ciência e Tecnologia (IBICT). The discussion will focus on ISSN services to publishers, ISSN-IC 2024 Strategy, current activities during COVID-19 crisis and statistics regarding serial publications addressing COVID-19 issues. Participants are invited to connect to the YouTube channel