Provide authority data (EAF10, UDK, MeSH, GND/S, SNS).

Operation of various central authority files:
The following authority files are available for the formal and/or subject indexing:

  • Persons and corporate bodies (EAF10)
  • Subject indexing:
    Universal Decimal Classification (UDK),
    Medical Subject Headings (MeSH),
    Teaching-related keywords (based on the standard keyword file for Switzerland (SNS))

For the subject indexing with GND/S (common authority file / subject indexing section), access is provided to the central IDS authority file DSV16.