Title lobid-organisations — Memory institutions in German-speaking countries

lobid-organisations is a comprehensive directory of over 20,000 memory institutions (libraries, archives and museums) in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland.

The data is provided as structured data (JSON-LD) via a web application programming interface (API) with an intuitive user interface on top. Multiple options for querying the data are supported.

The source data sets for this service are the German ISIL registry and the base data from the Library Statistics.

Keywords libraries, archives, museums, locations, addresses
Spatial Germany, Switzerland, Austria
Publisher North Rhine-Westphalian Library Service — hbz
Publication date2017-03-31
Languagede, en
Accrual frequencyDaily - business week


Titlelobid-organisations API

The API gives access to machine-readable data (JSON-LD via HTTP).

LicenseThe source data sets currently don't fully fall under an open license. While the ISIL data are available from the German National Library (DNB) under CC0, the DBS data is currently not openly licensed. Thus, unfortunately lobid-organisations data can not be provided under an open license.
Media typestext/csv, text/tab-separated-values, application/json, application/ld+json