The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is the world's premier international standards body. An independent, non-government international organization, ISO turned 70 on 23 February 2017. On that date in 1947, following discussions about the future of standardization, ISO was officially formed. Its original purpose was to facilitate the coordination and unification of standards developed by its member bodies, all of which were national standardization entities in their respective countries. The founders decided that the organization would be open to every country wanting to...
The International ISBN Agency
Easily recognisable as the identifier for all kinds of books, the International Standard Book Number is key to an efficient and effective book supply chain.
The International ISBN Agency is the registration authority for the Standard on a global basis.
Ahead of the 2016 holiday period, the National Book Council for Malta has released its ISBN database online and freely available as open data. The National Book Council, which runs the ISBN Agency for Malta, works closely with the International ISBN Agency on several matters including the records of ISBNs and ISBN prefixes assigned to publishers based in the country.
The website for the Malta ISBN database is available at http://isbndatabasemalta.org...