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Small library for persistent identifiers used in scholarly communication.

Project Description

Small library for validating and normalising persistent identifiers used in scholarly communication.


  • Validation and normalization of persistent identifiers.
  • Detection of persistent identifier scheme.
  • Generation of resolving links for persistent identifiers.
  • Supported schemes: ISBN10, ISBN13, ISSN, ISTC, DOI, Handle, EAN8, EAN13, ISNI ORCID, ARK, PURL, LSID, URN, Bibcode, arXiv, PubMed ID, PubMed Central ID, GND.


The IDUtils package is on PyPI so all you need is:

$ pip install idutils


Version 0.1.1 (2015-07-22)

  • Fixes GND validation and normalization.
  • Replaces invalid package name in and makes file executable. One can now use docker-compose run –rm web /code/ to run all the CI tests (pep257, sphinx, test suite).
  • Initial release of Docker configuration suitable for local developments. docker-compose build rebuilds the image, docker-compose run –rm web /code/ runs the test suite.

Version 0.1.0 (2015-07-02)

  • First public release.
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