Identifier

Signposting the Scholarly Web

Use Typed Links in HTTP Link headers to convey the preferred Identifying HTTP URI of a resource to machines. The Identifying HTTP URI conveyed in this manner serves as a replacement of the URI of the resource that conveys the link and is intended for persistent referencing.

The following relation type is used in the Identifier pattern:

Identifier Approaches

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  • DOI/Handle ➞ Landing Page ➞ Publication Resources

    The publication is identified by a DOI or a handle, which redirects to a landing page. The landing page links to resources that are part of the publication such as various renderings of an article, supplementary information, data, etc.
    Example 1 »   Example 2 »   Example 3 »   Example 4 »   Example 5 »

  • DOI/Handle ➞ Publication ➞ Other Publication Resources

    The publication is identified by a DOI or a handle, which redirects to an HTML rendering of an article. The latter links to other resources that are part of the publication such as different renderings of an article, supplementary information, data, etc.
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  • Repository Stable HTTP URI ➞ Landing Page ➞ Publication Resources

    The publication is identified by a dedicated HTTP URI, minted by the portal and intended to be persistent. This stable HTTP URI redirects to a landing page, which links to resources that are part of the publication such as various renderings of an article, supplementary information, data, etc.
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  • Author Description Page ➞ Author Identifying HTTP URI

    A page that describes an author in a portal (e.g. repository, research information system) provides a link to identify the author.
    Example 1 »   Example 2 »