Ministry of Youth, Sport and Culture

 Description Of Service

The ISBN is a unique identification number of a book whilst the ISSN is for serials. These meaningful numbers are issued to publishers and individual authors so that their intellectual works could be easily identified for consumption in the international market.

How To Get The Service

When applying for ISBN authors are requested to bring a copy of the title page and the brief abstract/summary of the book. A copy of the title page showing the frequency of the serial and the editorial page must be submitted when applying for the ISSN.

 Where To Get The Service

At the National Reference Library

Cost. These numbers are issued by the national Library at no cost. 

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