Wikidata:Property proposal/Lens ID

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Lens ID[edit]

Originally proposed at Wikidata:Property proposal/Authority control

   Done: Lens ID (P7100) (Talk and documentation)
DescriptionAn identifier for documents in the catalog (patents, articles).
Data typeExternal identifier
Allowed values15-digit natural number, with a hyphen after every third digit. The last digit is a checksum digit generated with ISO 7064 11,2
Allowed unitsnumber
Example 2Enabling Open Science: Wikidata for Research (Wiki4R) (Q26707522)032-468-745-169-13X
Example 3Patent US 1906 821393 (Q44309585)014-789-718-423-395
Example 4beta-Glucuronidase from Escherichia coli as a gene-fusion marker (Q28300102)085-969-005-522-530
Planned useadding Lens IDs to existing items to help sync multi-IDs
Number of IDs in source200M scholarly and 200M patent items (limited in practice to those w items in WD)
Expected completenessalways incomplete (Q21873886)
Formatter URL$1


This is a scholarly + patent identifier with good coverage, and their database has many other identifiers we could draw on, data has source granularity (IDs are linked back to their source). Sj (talk) 16:32, 17 July 2019 (UTC)


@ديفيد عادل وهبة خليل 2, Sj, Gerwoman: ✓ Done: Lens ID (P7100). − Pintoch (talk) 19:11, 25 July 2019 (UTC)