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ready The Data Use Ontology

Abbreviation: DUO

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The Data Use Ontology describes consent codes and data use requirements, and is based on the consent codes description from the Dyke et al. paper at ( It allows the semantic tagging of datasets including usage restrictions, making them discoverable automatically based on the authorization level of users, or intended usage. This resource is based on OBO Foundry principles.


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Created in 2017

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How to cite this record DUO; The Data Use Ontology; DOI:; Last edited: Jan. 8, 2019, 1:30 p.m.; Last accessed: Jan 19 2020 5:06 p.m.

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Record added: Oct. 24, 2017, 9:41 a.m.
Record updated: May 17, 2018, 1:26 p.m. by The FAIRsharing Team.

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Applies to: Data use

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