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


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


ISSN IC @ 2020 LD4 Conference on Linked Data in Libraries (20 July 2020)

The ISSN International Centre will participate in the 2020 LD4 free online Conference on Linked Data in Libraries. Deanna White, ISSN IC Project Officer, will give a presentation entitled “Liberté, Egalité et Free Données : The Use of Linked Data at the ISSN International Centre”. She will share information about data models implemented in the ISSN Portal. Please check the schedule at and register!