Information concerning the other ISSN National Centres can be found at the website of the ISSN International Centre.

ISSN numbers can be issued in advance of publication via the application form which can be completed and sent online, or printed out and faxed / posted to us.

1996 edition, 1997 edition) whilst the ISSN identifies the title and stays the same each year.

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The ISSN should preferably be printed on the top right-hand corner of the cover of a printed journal.

However, if design, binding or other considerations mean the cover is unsuitable the number may be printed in some other prominent position, for example along with other bibliographical information such as the name of the publisher.

However ISSN are not assigned to Internet resources consisting predominantly of links, nor individual or company home pages including Weblogs. ISSN should not be assigned to one-off publications, magazine specials, newspaper specials, finite publications including partworks, serials not intended for general circulation, calendars, diaries, posters or magazine packs.

When separate ISSN are assigned for different physical formats of a serial, a linking ISSN (ISSN-L) is designated from one of these ISSN. The ISSN was developed by the International Standards Organisation (ISO) because of the need for a brief unique and unambiguous identification code for serial publications.

A fundamental difference between the two systems / numbers is that the stem of the ISBN identifies the publisher whereas the ISSN contains no publisher identifier.

The ISSN is a purely arbitrary number that remains linked to the serial even when the responsibility for the serial passes from one publisher to another.

ISSN UK Centre contact details Apply ONLINE for an ISSN (UK serial publications) The International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) is an internationally accepted code which identifies the title of serial publications.

It is an eight digit number consisting of seven digits plus a check digit which enables a computer to recognise when the number is incorrectly cited.

The ISSN is therefore the title identifier in the barcode.