What does URN stand for?

Uniform Resource Name

URN means uniform resource name. It is an IT term similar to the URI and URL terms. A URN is used to identify a resource by name in a specific namespace but does not include the location of the resource, which would be included in a URL.

To better understand a URN, think of the resource as a person and the person's name would be the URN. A URL would contain that person's address.


What is the URN of the file?

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Updated June 10, 2016

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