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ready Scholarly Link Exchange Metadata Schema

Abbreviation: Scholix

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The Scholix metadata schema was created by journal publishers, data centres, and global service providers to collect and exchange links between research data and literature. The core of Scholix data is the Link Information Package, which contains information about two objects and about the link between them. The schema contains of all the properties in a Scholix link information package with their definitions, structure and occurrence rules. Many of the properties are optional; the schema is designed to allow bulk exchange of link information with a minimum of information relevant to the link being mandatory.


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How to cite this record Scholix; Scholarly Link Exchange Metadata Schema; DOI:; Last edited: July 31, 2020, 2:06 p.m.; Last accessed: Jan 26 2022 7:56 a.m.

Publication for citation  Scholix Metadata Schema for Exchange of Scholarly Communication Links (Version 3) Burton, Adrian; Fenner, Martin; Haak, Wouter; Manghi, Paolo; Zenodo ; 2017.

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Record added: June 25, 2020, 3:17 p.m.
Record updated: July 31, 2020, 2:06 p.m. by The FAIRsharing Team.



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Scholix Metadata Schema for Exchange of Scholarly Communication Links (Version 3)

Burton, Adrian; Fenner, Martin; Haak, Wouter; Manghi, Paolo
Zenodo 2017

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Bringing Citations and Usage Metrics Together to Make Data Count

Helena Cousijn , Patricia Feeney, Daniella Lowenberg, Eleonora Presani, Natasha Simons
Data Science Journal 2019

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