|Reference a library by ISIL|
|Used on these elements|
|Status: in use|
|Tools for this tag|
The ISIL is an international standard (ISO 15511) to uniquely identify libraries. Using the ISIL you can automatically fetch official information (Name, URL, opening hours etc.) of a library from other library databases and link library catalogs with OSM.
Where to find the ISIL
The ISIL Registration Authority hosts a list of national or institutional ISIL agencies. Libraries and library organizations have to contact their national agency to get an ISIL standard identifier.
|Germany||OPAC Sigelverzeichnis or in Staatsbibliothek Berlin Sigelverzeichnis|
|USA||Library of Congress MARC Code List database|
|Norway||Directory of Norwegian Libraries and their ILL Associates Abroad|
|Australia||National Library of Australia Search|
If you know that your Library has no ISIL, please tag the library with ref:isil=none. However the libraries could later get an ISIL!