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.

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Pattern for Local Unique Identifiers

Local identifiers in Gemeinsame Normdatei should match this regular expression:

Example Local Unique Identifier
117145750   Resolve
Pattern for CURIES

Compact URIs (CURIEs) constructed from Gemeinsame Normdatei should match this regular expression:

Example CURIE
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 logo miriam gnd

A provider turns a local unique identifiers from a resource into a URI. Many providers are also resolvable as URLs (i.e., they can be used in a web browser).

The local unique identifier 117145750 is used to demonstrate the providers available for Gemeinsame Normdatei. A guide for curating additional providers can be found here.

Name Metaprefix URI
Gemeinsame Normdatei gnd
Bioregistry bioregistry miriam