The GND class hierarchy, updated

20 Mar 2018, Adrian Pohl

We started doing some work on the lobid-gnd (in beta), the service providing access to the Integrated Authority File (GND): Currently we are working on the type filter (see issue #42). As several of sub-classes have been added to the GND ontology in the meantime, it seemed like a good opportunity for a quick update of a post from 2013 titled “The GND ontology’s class hierarchy - an overview”.

Still, the most general class in the GND ontology is “AuthorityResource”. These are the classes on the lower levels: [Update 2018-03-22: Now with the current number of entities with the respective type and with a link to those entities in lobid-gnd.]

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