The 43rd meeting of the Directors of ISSN National Centres will be held from 18 to 21 September 2018 at the kind invitation of the Library of Congress in Washington, DC, United States of America.
A round table discussion about digital journals and digital scholarship is organized on September 5th, 2018 by LATINDEX and the Ibero-American Institute (Berlin) at 6 p.m.
Entitled “The digital journal from a cross-regional perspective”, the following topics will be addressed:
– new formats for scientific publications,
– quality criteria for scientific publications,
– the interrelationships between publications and academic careers,
– the comparison between existing circumstances in Europe and Latin America.
Ana María Cetto, President of Latindex, and Gaëlle Béquet, Director of the ISSN International Centre, will contribute to the debate.
Gordon Dunsire, Chair of the Joint Steering Committee for Development of RDA, and Clément Oury, Head of the Data, Network & Standards Department at the ISSN International Centre, will present their paper at IFLA WLIC 2018 during the session 074 Impact of recently approved IFLA standards – Committee on Standards (SI). This session will take place on 25 August 2018, in Ballroom 1, from 13:45 – 15:45.
The paper is available here: A model to link them all-IFLA LRM as a driver for harmonization of cataloguing standards-074-Dunsire-Oury-en