Member bodies of ISO implementing this standard
shall be responsible for the assignment of identifiers for libraries
and related organizations within their borders. The ISIL shall be
administered by appropriate national agencies whose role is widely
accepted in the library/museums/archive sector(s) within the country. The Registration
Authority will contact the national body of ISO if any doubt about
which body is to run the national allocation agency.
For country code prefixes, each country is responsible for the
assignment of identifiers for libraries and organizations within
its borders. The body responsible for assignment and maintenance of
the codes under a country code prefix will be registered with the
ISIL Registration Authority. At the national level, the ISIL
structure will be administered by appropriate national agencies
whose role is widely accepted in the ibrary/museums/archive sector(s) within the country.
For non-country code prefixes, the body responsible for the codes
under the prefix will be registered at the ISIL Registration Authority
at the time of registration of the prefix.
Agencies can contact ISIL/RA with application for appointement as
Registration Allocation Agency by sending an email using this template to