Actually, I'm not sure this will answer all of your needs - although it
does cover peer-review:
Metadata fields for an ISSN
A number of metadata fields can be associated with an ISSN number:
- form: Each ISSN has a production form, indicated by an ONIX production
form code <http://www.editeur.org/onixserials.html>. Current supported
values include: JB ( Printed serial ), JC ( Serial distributed
electronically by carrier ) ,JD ( Electronic serial distributed online ),
MA ( Microform )
- oclcnum: Oclcnum
- peerreview: Peerreview, 'Y' if the ISSN is peer-reviewed, 'N' if the
ISSN is not peer-reviewed.
- publisher: Publisher
- rawcoverage: Human-readable Coverage
- title: Title
- issnl: Linking ISSN, as defined
- rssurl: Journal feed URL, data obtained from
On Tue, Apr 17, 2012 at 1:33 AM, Ken Irwin <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Hi folks,
> Does anyone know of a free data source that correlates ISSNs with data
> that includes "what kind of publication is this?" e.g.
> * Academic journal (+/- peer review?)
> * Popular magazine
> * Newspaper
> * Trade journal
> * Etc
> Obviously, there's some wiggle room in these designations, and I don't
> need a super-solid answer.
> I've been asked to supply information about our academic journal
> collection, and I don't have a particularly good way of differentiating
> between our e-journals and e-magazines, for instance. Individual suppliers
> might make these distinctions, but I'm really hoping that a query-able (or,
> better: downloadable) file exists.
> Any ideas?