This is good news. Whenever I think about this, I picture it looking
something like a DOI: like dbID:vendorID or something, but I don't
know. Do you have any details?
>There's been some talk around here at OCLC about doing something about
>this, especially to identify database-collections, which seem to be
>entities people worry about too.
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>Subject: [CODE4LIB] Authority Control for Databases
>Is anybody aware of any type of standard identifier for databases? Or
>any movement to create one?
>Matching on name seems very backwards.
>If there's not a group trying to create said authority, how could
>something like that be started? Would anybody else see value in this?