ISSN – International Standard Serial Number
ISSN is a worldwide identification code used by publishers, suppliers, libraries, information services, bar coding systems, union catalogues, etc. for citation and retrieval of serials such as journals, newspapers, newsletters, directories, yearbooks, annual reports & monograph series, etc.. The benefits include international publicity and recognition of the serial by automatic inclusion in the International Serials Directories.
ISSN International Centre is a network with its Headquarters at Paris and National Institute of Science Communication and Information Resources (NISCAIR) is the national centre of ISSN international centre for assigning ISSN to serials published in India.
Who can obtain ISSN?
a. Any new serial print or e whose first issue is yet to be brought out.
b. An existing serial publication which does not have ISSN.
c. Changed serial title(s) whose old titles had already an ISSN.
How to obtain ISSN?
One can obtain ISSN by applying online. Click here for online ISSN request.
Contact Person: Dr. G. Mahesh