Library and Archives Canada
Symbol of the Government of Canada

Institutional links

Search only:

International Standard Numbers (ISNs)

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

The ISSN is a unique code for identifying serial publications, such as periodicals, newspapers, annuals, journals and monographic series. It provides an efficient and economical method of communication between publishers and suppliers.

Canadian publishers of serials can obtain ISSN from ISSN Canada, a service of Library and Archives Canada.

ISSN Canada
Library and Archives Canada
395 Wellington Street
Ottawa, ON  K1A 0N4
Telephone: 819-994-6895 or 1-866-578-7777
(toll free in Canada and the US)
Fax: 819-997-6209
E-mail: issn@bac-lac.gc.ca