The University Library provides ISBNs (International Standard Book Number) for JCU publications made available to the public. ISSNs (International Standard Serial Number) are provided by the National Library of Australia.
An ISBN is a 13 digit number used by publishers, booksellers and libraries for ordering, listing and stock control purposes. The following can be assigned an ISBN:
An ISSN is an 8 digit number assigned to a serial publication which is intended to continue indefinitely. The following can be assigned an ISSN:
To request an ISBN send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and provide:
The ISBN will be emailed to the requestor.
JCU Library does not provide ISSNs for serials. If you require an ISSN contact the Australian ISSN Agency at https://www.nla.gov.au/the-australian-issn-agency
Under the relevant Federal (Copyright Act 1968) and State laws publishers in Queensland are required to deposit copies of any publication with the appointed legal deposit Libraries. JCU Library will arrange legal deposit. It is required that 6 print copies of JCU publications assigned an ISBN be deposited with the Library. These will be distributed to:
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