Answered By: David Hughes Last Updated: Jan 11, 2023 Views: 3
An International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) is an unique 8-digit code used to identify serials (any publication issued in successive parts): newspapers, journals, magazines and periodicals of all kinds, either in print or as electronic media. It can be very helpful in distinguishing between serials with the same title.
An ISSN takes the form ISSN followed by two groups four numbers separated by a hyphen, for example
The ISSN is used to uniquely identify a serial and has no other meaning.