URN Namespace Registration for Persistent Web IDentifiers (PWID)

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The PWID URN is a supplement to existing reference standards, where the PWID URN will support references to web archives, including areas that are not supported today: support of references to material in web archives with restricted access. Furthermore, the PWID URN enables technology agnostic references to web archives in general, which can be needed, for instance for references to dynamic web material with frequent updates (e.g. a news site) or a specific version of a web material (e.g. specific version of the DOI handbook).
Translated title of the contributionURN Namespace Registraring for Persistent Web IDentifiers (PWID)
Original languageEnglish
Publication date15 Nov 2022
Publisher Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA)
Number of pages11
Publication statusPublished - 15 Nov 2022


  • Persistent identifiers
  • Web archive
  • Persistent reference
  • PWID
  • Persistent Web Identifiers

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