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


The open science movement has gained momentum in all countries. Building on the expertise gained with the Directory of Open Scholarly Resources (ROAD) and the Keepers Registry, the ISSN International Centre is a partner of project JASPER. This project led by the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) aims to establish a link between journal editors and archiving organizations to allow the retrieval and preservation of content. Learn more about JASPER on DOAJ website (link to


The ISSN International Centre and its network take part in Think.Check.Submit, a new campaign led by representatives from ALPSP, DOAJ, INASP, LIBER, OASPA, STM and individual publishers. This campaign will help researchers understand their options, and key criteria they should check before submitting their papers for publication. Further information available at