Do you have an International Standard Name Identifier?

A new identifier has been developed that is assigned not to creative works but to the creators, and claims it will solve the problem of name ambiguity. An author, then, would not merely name themselves as the copyright holder on their book’s copyright page, but would add this number as well, uniquely identifying themselves. This number would also be added to ebook metadata, and to ISBN data, for example. The ISNI database thus far has been built mostly by harvesting data from ISBN agencies and from library databases. You can Read More …