The Gemeinsame Normdatei (Integrated Authority File) or GND is an international authority file for person names, subject headings and corporate bodies. It is used mainly for documentation in libraries and increasingly also by archives and museums. The GND is managed by the German National Library in cooperation with various regional library networks in German-speaking Europe and other partners.

Prefix
gnd
Keywords
culture knowledge and information systems publication social science
Links
Homepage @gndnet
Contact
Missing Contact
Pattern for Local Unique Identifiers

Local identifiers in Gemeinsame Normdatei should match this regular expression:
^[0-9X\-]+$

Example Local Unique Identifier
117145750   Resolve
Pattern for CURIES

Compact URIs (CURIEs) constructed from Gemeinsame Normdatei should match this regular expression:
^gnd:[0-9X\-]+$

Example CURIE
gnd:117145750
Metaregistry Gemeinsame Normdatei

The metaregistry provides mappings between the Bioregistry and other registries. There are 3 mappings to external registries for this resource with 3 unique external prefixes.

Registry Name Registry Metaprefix External Prefix Curate
BARTOC Basic Register of Thesauri, Ontologies & Classifications logo bartoc 430
FAIRSharing FAIRSharing logo fairsharing FAIRsharing.8337e2
Identifiers.org Identifiers.org logo miriam gnd
Providers

Providers are various services that resolve CURIEs to URLs. The example CURIE gnd:117145750 is used to demonstrate the provides available for this resource. Generation of OLS and BioPortal URLs requires additional programmatic logic beyond string formatting.

Name Metaprefix URI
Gemeinsame Normdatei gnd https://lobid.org/gnd/117145750
Bioregistry bioregistry https://bioregistry.io/gnd:117145750
Identifiers.org miriam https://identifiers.org/gnd:117145750