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


ISSN IC @ International Seminar about Scholarly communication in the humanities and social sciences (Lille, November 28th, 2018)

Lille University and research centres GERiiCO and CIREL are organising a one-day seminar about scholarly communication in Lille on Nov. 28th, 2018. The Director of the ISSN IC will make a presentation about predatory journals and the future of open science. The program is available at .


ISSN and URN: Moving forward!

Juha Hakala, Senior advisor at The National Library of Finland, chair of ISO/TC 46/SC 4 on Technical interoperability and author of various IETF RFCs on the use of URN for the resolution of bibliographic identifiers (NBNs, ISBNs, ISSNs : …) is hosted by the ISSN IC for a two-day working session (November 20-21, 2018) on the practical implementation of URN resolution for ISSNs (


ISSN IC @ 2018 Charleston Library Conference (5-9 November 2018)

The ISSN International Centre will participate in the 2018 Charleston Library Conference (U.S.A.) to promote its new services to librarians and publishers. The Director of the ISSN International Centre will give two presentations (Nov. 7th and 8th) focusing on the new Enhanced Transfer Alerting Service ( and the implementation of standards.