OpenAlex is a fully open catalog of the global research system that describes scholarly entities and how those entities are connected to each other.

Prefix
openalex
Links
Homepage
Contact
Heather Piwowar   0000-0003-1613-5981   hpiwowar
Pattern for Local Unique Identifiers

Local identifiers in OpenAlex should match this regular expression:
^[WAICV]\d{2,}$

Example Local Unique Identifier
W2741809807   Resolve
Pattern for CURIES

Compact URIs (CURIEs) constructed from OpenAlex should match this regular expression:
^openalex:[WAICV]\d{2,}$

Example CURIE
openalex:W2741809807
Contributor
Daniel Himmelstein   0000-0002-3012-7446   dhimmel
Reviewer
Charles Tapley Hoyt   0000-0003-4423-4370   cthoyt
Providers

Providers are various services that resolve CURIEs to URLs. The example CURIE openalex:W2741809807 is used to demonstrate the provides available for openalex. Generation of OLS and BioPortal URLs requires additional programmatic logic beyond string formatting.

Name Metaprefix URI
OpenAlex openalex https://openalex.org/W2741809807
Bioregistry bioregistry https://bioregistry.io/openalex:W2741809807