Invitation to an ISSN Forum at ALA Annual

The U.S. ISSN Center invites all serials publishers, vendors, and other members of the ISSN user community to an ISSN Forum at ALA annual on Saturday, June 26 at the Madison Hotel, Constitution Room from 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.

Karl Debus-Lopez, Chief of the U.S. and Publisher Liaison Division and Vice Chair of the ISSN Governing Board will introduce the session.  Linda Geisler, Head of the ISSN Publisher Liaison Section (ISSNPL), will provide a basic overview of how to request an ISSN, including recommended procedures to follow. Regina Romano Reynolds, ISSN Coordinator, will give a presentation on the Linking ISSN, provide information about the U.S. ISSN Center’s test of new international guidelines for assigning ISSN to integrating resources, and seek input about a proposed change in the ISSN Network’s policy for assigning ISSN to reproductions. Time will be provided for discussion and questions, including time for individual consultations after the session ends.

Please forward this announcement to those in your organization who are attending ALA.

We hope to see you at the Forum!

Regina Romano Reynolds
ISSN Coordinator
Library of Congress
(202) 707-6379 (voice)
(202) 707-6333 (fax)

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