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Conference at BnF: « L’ISSN face à la transition numérique »

One-day conference « L’ISSN face à la transition numérique » on 4th November, 2015 at Bibliothèque nationale de France (BnF) 

This one-day-conference about ISSN facing the digital transition is organised by the French ISSN national centre, together with ISSN IC and ABES, the French bibliographic Agency for Higher Education. ISSN 40th anniversary is the opportunity to remind and illustrate the role of ISSN for reliable identification, access and preservation. The future revision of the 3297 ISO standard represents also the opportunity to gather the different stakeholders to discuss issues such as metadata production, workflows and exchange, online resources identification rules and interoperability of identifiers, at a time when linked data is becoming a reality.

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40th Directors’ meeting week

The 40th Directors’ meeting is currently taking place in the ISSN National Center for Serbia, National Library of Serbia, Belgrade.


Latindex General Assembly

Gaëlle Béquet will take part to Latindex General Assembly held early October in Madrid

Latindex is a regional consortium created in 1995 and which manages databases about scientific and professional journals published in Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal. The main catalogue provides a comprehensive coverage of serial resources both print and online with approximately 24,000 titles. A subset of this catalogue –about 8,300 titles- identifies quality journals sorted out according to editorial criteria defined by Latindex. Latindex also provides access to 6,752 digital journals categorized by themes, regions and countries.

Latindex has been a partner of the ISSN International Centre for many years and both will renew their cooperation agreement during the 21st meeting of Latindex that will take place in Madrid  (Sept.29th to Oct. 2nd 2015).