International Standard Serial Number

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An International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) is an eight-digit serial number used to uniquely identify a serial publication, such as a magazine.[1] The ISSN is especially helpful in distinguishing between serials with the same title. ISSN are used in ordering, cataloging, interlibrary loans, and other practices in connection with serial literature.[2]

References[edit]

  1. "What is an ISSN?". Paris: ISSN International Centre. Retrieved 13 July 2014.
  2. "Collection Metadata Standards". British Library. Retrieved 14 July 2014.