Disclaimer & License


Terms of Use

Any download, view, transfer or access to LD Connect constitutes acceptance of the below terms of use as well as acknowledgment of the attached license.

Data Updates

IOS Press may update the data of LD Connect at irregular intervals. Users should check for updates and ensure the most current version of the data is being used.

Data Availability

IOS Press reserves the right to modify the data in any way or discontinue providing any or all of the data at any time without notice and is not liable for any modification, suspension, or discontinuation of access to the data. IOS Press disclaims responsibility for any consequences arising from your access to or use of this website, its downloadable datasets, or any links.

Data Accuracy

LD Connect data is generated by machine learning algorithms which may not be 100% accurate. This is particularly the case for sameAs relationships and geographic coordinates. Users are expected to verify the accuracy of these before usage.

Data Re-Use

LD Connect is distributed under CC BY-NC 4.0, which allows non-commercial re-use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided appropriate credit is given by providing a link back to ld.iospress.nl. You may use the data in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests that IOS Press endorses you or your re-use.

No Responsibility

IOS Press is not responsible for any errors, defects, omissions, failures, losses, damages and/or other liabilities arising directly and/or indirectly from the use of its data, nor from any modifications, additions, amendments, adjustments, and/or corrections by the user.


The user agrees that he/she shall not acquire any rights in any copyright or other intellectual property rights.


LD Connect is distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC 4.0), i.e., attribution and non-commercial.

For more info, please visit https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/.

This means you are free to:

Share: Copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format

Adapt: Remix, transform, and build upon the material

The licensor cannot revoke these freedoms as long as you follow the license terms.

Under the following terms:

Attribution: You must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use.

Non Commercial: You may not use the material for commercial purposes.

No Additional Restrictions: You may not apply legal terms or technological measures that legally restrict others from doing anything the license permits.