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ready Domain Resource Application Ontology

Abbreviation: DRAO

General Information
The Domain Resource Application Ontology (DRAO) is an application ontology describing cross-discipline research domains used within FAIRsharing records by curators and the user community. It is built in conjunction with the Subject Resource Application Ontology (SRAO), which describes higher-level subject areas / disciplines. All classes within DRAO come from over 50 publicly-available ontologies.

How to cite this record DRAO; Domain Resource Application Ontology; DOI:; Last edited: Jan. 8, 2019, 1:34 p.m.; Last accessed: Feb 19 2019 2:42 a.m.

This record is maintained by PeteMcQ  ORCID  and allysonlister  ORCID

Record added: April 17, 2018, 1:49 p.m.
Record updated: April 17, 2018, 1:58 p.m. by The FAIRsharing Team.

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A manually curated, searchable portal that maps metadata standards, databases/data repositories and data policies across disciplines, describing both the resources and the relationships between them. Each record in FAIRsharing is curated in collaboration with the maintainers of the resource themselves, ensuring that the metadata in the FAIRsharing registry is accurate and timely. Every record is manually reviewed at least once a year. Records can be collated into collections, based on a project, society or organisation, or Recommendations, where they are collated around a policy, such as a journal or funder data policy. FAIRsharing is also a community activity under the Research Data Alliance (RDA), Force11 and ELIXIR, among other global and discipline specific initiatives.

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