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


Developing the ISSN International Centre Strategy for the next five years

The ISSN International Centre has selected the UK-based company CiberResearch to carry out an advisory mission on the definition of its strategy for the next five years.


ISSN joins

The ISSN has been added to the directory of identifiers managed by EMBL-EBI on The compact form of the ISSN identifier is ISSN: 1234-5678. The N2T resolver on refers to the ISSN portal page where the publication record is available.


The ISSN International Centre is issuing a call for tenders for a consultancy mission on its strategy

As the first and single entry point for the identification of all kind of print and digital serials and other continuing resources (retail, educational, and scholarly), the ISSN International Centre and the ISSN Network are the cornerstone of a wider system including the publishing industry, the distribution and retail industry, libraries, scholars and readers.

This consultancy mission will provide guidance to set up the new strategy of the ISSN International Centre for years 2020-2024.

More information available here.