December 2018 IFLA Metadata newsletter features an article about the U.S. ISSN Center

The issue of IFLA Metadata Newsletter dated December 2018 includes an article about the activities of the U.S. ISSN Center under the News from the Library of Congress section. This article also mentions the 43rd meeting of ISSN National Centers’ Directors hosted by the Library of Congress in September 2018.

Enhanced Transfer Alerting Service (ETAS) now hosted by the ISSN International Centre

The Enhanced Transfer Alerting Service is a database containing information about journals which are transferred from one publisher to another when these publishers have agreed to comply with the Transfer Code of Practice available on NISO website ( Since September 10th, 2018, ETAS has been hosted by the ISSN International Centre. Please visit Alerts about new transfers are available via a mailing list and a RSS feed.

ISSN joins

The ISSN has been added to the directory of identifiers managed by EMBL-EBI on The compact form of the ISSN identifier is ISSN: 1234-5678. The N2T resolver on refers to the ISSN portal page where the publication record is available. .

ISSN Newsletter

The ISSN Newsletter n°71, December 2018 is now available!