OAI-ORE (Object Reuse and Exchange)

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Open Archives Initiative Object Reuse and Exchange (OAI-ORE) defines standards for the description and exchange of aggregations of Web resources. These aggregations, sometimes called compound digital objects, may combine distributed resources with multiple media types including text, images, data, and video. The goal of these standards is to expose the rich content in these aggregations… Read more »

Open Annotation Model

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The Open Annotation Core Data Model specifies an interoperable framework for creating associations between related resources, annotations, using a methodology that conforms to the Architecture of the World Wide Web. Open Annotations can easily be shared between platforms, with sufficient richness of expression to satisfy complex requirements while remaining simple enough to also allow for… Read more »

OKF Data Packages

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A Data Package (or DataPackage) is a simple way of “packaging” up data. To create a Data Package, all you need to do is place a “descriptor” file named datapackage.json in the top-level directory of your set of data files. Why Data Packages? How Can They Help? Imagine a situation such as the following: You have a… Read more »

Research Object (RO) Model

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RO Model Core The core concepts of research objects, identity, aggregation, and annotation, are captured in the specification of the ro model. The specification of this core research object model is described in the ro ontology under the namespace http://purl.org/wf4ever/ro#. Extensions There are also the following ontology implementations of extensions to the core research object model: The roevo model… Read more »