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


Accession of the Republic of Panama to the ISSN Network

By letter dated 13 March 2018, Ms Audrey Azoulay, Director-General of UNESCO, acknowledged the accession of the Republic of Panama to the ISSN Network in response to the letter sent by Ms Isabel de Saint Malo de Alvarado, Vice-President and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Panama. The Ernesto J. Castillero R. National Library has been officially designated to house the future ISSN National Centre of the Republic of Panama.


The European PhD Seminar “Mediation and Dissemination of knowledge in the humanities and social sciences” will feature a presentation about the ISSN and the issue of identification for preservation on March 15th, 2018

Research groups GERICO and CIREL (University Lille 3) have set up a joint European seminar about cultural mediation. ISSN as a global identifier enables knowledge dissemination and preservation. This presentation will include information about the new ISSN services and the current revision of the standard. The program is available at .