Get ISSN- and ISBN number

Last changed: 21 August 2017

ISBN and ISSN are international used numbers used to identify publications of different kinds. Apply here for ISBN for Ph.D. thesis, licentiate thesis or SLU-report. 

ISSN are necessary when starting a new journal series at SLU

ISSN numbers (International Standard Serial Number) are used to identify periodical publications, such as journals, newspapers and yearbooks. ISSN numbers are only necessary when starting a new journal series.

Order ISSN

Apply for ISSN by contacting the National Library of Sweden.


ISBN numbers (International Standard Booknumber) are given to separate books (monographs) and to independent parts of a monograph series, having their own titles. ISBN numbers are needed for doctoral and licentiate theses, as well as to some series and reports published at SLU. For publications with both a printed and an electronic format a unique ISBN is provided for each version.

Order ISBN

To order an ISBN number for your publication, complete this form:

Title of publication:
Author’s department:
Publication Type:
Series title:
Only for reports and licentiate theses that are a part of a series  
Part number:
For Ph.D. theses, the library will send you part number of the series Acta Universitatis agriculturae Sueciae together with ISBN  
Year of publication:
Electronic version:
Print version:
Nailing date:
Date of dissertation defence:
  For part number of LTV faculty’s series Landskapsarkitektur, trädgård, växtproduktionsvetenskap : rapportserie (Landscape horticulture crop production science : reportseries) as well as LTV fakultetens faktablad, please contact SLU Library in Alnarp.
Page editor: