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VIAF®

This list is presented in the order in which the organizations joined VIAF.

*  Additional national libraries participating through NACO:

Other national library data supplied by VIAF Contributors:
 

 

+ Data supplied courtesy of ABES (Agence Bibliographique de l'Enseignement Supérieur).

++ Data supplied courtesy of BIBSYS.

The VIAF (Virtual International Authority File) combines multiple name authority files into a single OCLC-hosted name authority service. The goal of the service is to lower the cost and increase the utility of library authority files by matching and linking widely-used authority files and making that information available online.

Service availability

  • Virtual International Authority File (VIAF) service

    Available everywhere