France ISBN Agency releases new website

AFNIL logo and website, containing text and a book image

AFNIL, the organisation which runs the ISBN Agency for France and several other Francophone nations, has published its new website.

The website can be found in the same location as previously, https://www.afnil.org. It contains a more modern feel and far more extensive information on AFNIL and its services than was previously possible. There are sections on AFNIL's role and much more information about the ISBN, its importance and how to apply.

ISBN-themed BIC Breakfast takes place

The logo for Book Industry Communication 'BIC' on a white bakcground

On Wednesday 24 October at the British Library, Book Industry Communication (BIC) held a BIC Breakfast event on the topic of the ISBN. The event was subtitled The ISBN - Best Practice for International Book Identification and discussed important topics for stakeholders across the supply chain about the importance of following the ISBN standard correctly, and the sometimes serious impacts when ISBNs are misused.