The Capital Building, Washington DC
November 29th, 2019

From early 2020 the United States ISBN Agency (operated by Bowker) will begin assigning ISBNs starting with the prefix element 979.

An image of the Planet Earth above an open book
November 11th, 2019

The International ISBN Agency will be undertaking a project to redevelop its website architecture and database services in 2020.

The front awning of the Crowne Plaza Hotel, displaying several national flags
October 14th, 2019

The 2019 Annual General Meeting of the International ISBN Agency was recently held in Santiago, Chile.

Law book and judge's gavel resting on a wooden table
July 5th, 2019

The first two regional ISBN meetings of 2019 have taken place.