May 26, 2022

National Library of Spain (BNE) Launches New Version of Linked Open Data Catalog, More LOD Also Available

A new version of (beta) recently debuted online from the National Library of Spain (Biblioteca Nacional de España/BNE).

A BNE blog post (English translation) provides some highlights:

  • RDF Data is CC0
  • New Visual Interface
  • Bibliographic and Authority Data Available
  • 4,138,285 Bibliographic Records
  • 4,384,132 Authority Records

Example: Here’s the authority record for some person named Gary Price. (-:

Direct to (beta).

About Gary Price

Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.