ISSN has been a persistent identifier for more than 40 years and still is! This is good news the Director of the ISSN International Centre will share with experts attending the two-day PIDapalooza Persistent Identifier festival in Dublin, Ireland, on 23-24 January 2019.
The Iranian ISSN Center, hosted by the National Library of Iran, organized a workshop for 30 representatives of Iranian journal publishers on November 20th, 2018. During this one-day event, the staff of the ISSN Iranian National Center and local journal publishers discussed the latest issues regarding the international and national regulations for ISSN assignment, the free services of the new ISSN Portal, and the free data provided in ROAD, the Directory of Open Access Scholarly Resources.
The issue of IFLA Metadata Newsletter dated December 2018 includes an article about the activities of the U.S. ISSN Center under the News from the Library of Congress section. This article also mentions the 43rd meeting of ISSN National Centers’ Directors hosted by the Library of Congress in September 2018.