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ISBN Numbers for College Publication

Guidance on assigning ISBN to all books published by the College

ISBN and Commercial Publishers

If your book is being published by a commercial publisher, they will assign an ISBN to it.

ISBN and Publishing Privately

If you are publishing your book privately, and wish to apply for an ISBN, contact:

UK ISBN Agency, run by Nielsen Book.
Tel: +44 (0)1483 712 215

ISSN - for Journals and Magazines

An International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) is an eight-digit number that uniquely identifies a serial publication, such as a journal or periodical. They are used by publishers, booksellers and libraries for ordering and stock control purposes. We strongly recommend that the publisher/editor of a journal apply for an ISSN. This can be done retrospectively, even if it has been some time since the journal was first published.

Apply to:
The Irish ISSN Centre,
National Library of Ireland,
Kildare Street,
Dublin 2.
Phone: +353 (0)1 603 0351