Related Initiatives

SNAC Related Research

Center for Automata Processing

Projects and Programs: People and Documents

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Trove: People and organisations

WorldCat Identities

ETANOT: ETAt des NOTaires de Paris

ISNI (International Standard Name Identifier)

Kalliope: Verbundkatalog Nachlässe und Autographen

People of the Founding Era: A Prosopographical Approach

Find and Connect: History & information about Australian orphanages, children's Homes & other institutions


Standards for Networking Ancient Prosopographies: Data and Relations in Greco-Roman Names (SNAP:DRGN)

Prosopography of the Byzantine World

Collective Biographies of Women

Mapping the Republic of Letters

Circulation of Knowledge and Learned Practices in the 17th-century Dutch Republic

ORCID: Connecting Research and Researchers

People of Medieval Scotland: 1093-1314

The Making of Charlemagne's Europe

Prosopography of Anglo-Saxon England (PASE)

Six Degrees of Francis Bacon: Reassembling the Early Modern Social Network

Authority Control Programs

NACO (Name Authority Cooperative Program of the PCC)

Getty Vocabulary Program

VIAF (The Virtual International Authority File)

Bibliothèque nationale de France Autorités

Deutsche National Bibliothek Integrated Authority File (GND)

Description Standards

EAC-CPF (Encoded Archival ContextCorporate bodies, Persons, and Families)

EAD (Encoded Archival Description)

MARC 21 Authority

Metadata Authority Description Schema (MADS)

TEI P5, Names, Dates, People, and Places

ULAN (Getty Union List of Artist Names)


See also SNAC Open Source tools


Berkeley Prosopography Services




Prosop: a social networking tool for the past