The International Standard Book Number (ISBN) is for identifying printed books.

Alternative Prefixes
Missing Contact
Pattern for Local Unique Identifiers

Local identifiers in International Standard Book Number should match this regular expression:
^(ISBN)?(-13|-10)?[:]?[ ]?(\d{2,3}[ -]?)?\d{1,5}[ -]?\d{1,7}[ -]?\d{1,6}[ -]?(\d|X)$

Example Local Unique Identifier
9781584885658   Resolve
Pattern for CURIES

Compact URIs (CURIEs) constructed from International Standard Book Number should match this regular expression:
^isbn:(ISBN)?(-13|-10)?[:]?[ ]?(\d{2,3}[ -]?)?\d{1,5}[ -]?\d{1,7}[ -]?\d{1,6}[ -]?(\d|X)$

Example CURIE
Metaregistry International Standard Book Number

The metaregistry provides mappings between the Bioregistry and other registries. There are 7 mappings to external registries for this resource with 3 unique external prefixes.

Registry Name Registry Metaprefix External Prefix Curate
BioContext biocontext ISBN-13
Biolink Biolink Model Registry logo biolink isbn
EDAM EDAM Ontology logo edam 2634
GO Gene Ontology Registry logo go ISBN logo miriam isbn
N2T Name-to-Thing logo n2t isbn
Prefix Commons Prefix Commons logo prefixcommons isbn

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 9781584885658 is used to demonstrate the providers available for International Standard Book Number. A guide for curating additional providers can be found here.

Name Metaprefix URI
International Standard Book Number isbn
Bioregistry bioregistry miriam
Name-to-Thing n2t
Extra Providers

Additional providers curated in the Bioregistry are listed here. These are typically inherited from or Prefix Commons, and need extra curation.

Code Name URL
bio2rdf Bio2RDF
worldcat ISBN database at WorldCat