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ready Subject Resource Application Ontology

Abbreviation: SRAO

General Information
The Subject Resource Application Ontology (SRAO) is an application ontology describing subject areas / academic disciplines used within FAIRsharing records by curators and the user community. It is built in conjunction with the Domain Resource Application Ontology (DRAO), which contains more specific domain terms and other descriptors. All classes within SRAO come from publicly-available ontologies and controlled vocabularies.

How to cite this record SRAO; Subject Resource Application Ontology; DOI:; Last edited: June 20, 2020, 11:40 a.m.; Last accessed: Jan 17 2022 4 a.m.

This record is maintained by PeteMcQ  ORCID  and allysonlister  ORCID

Record added: April 17, 2018, 1:49 p.m.
Record updated: June 20, 2020, 11:38 a.m. by The FAIRsharing Team.

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FAIRsharing is a FAIR-supporting resource that provides an informative and educational registry on data standards, databases, repositories and policy, alongside search and visualization tools and services that interoperate with other FAIR-enabling resources. FAIRsharing guides consumers to discover, select and use standards, databases, repositories and policy with confidence, and producers to make their resources more discoverable, more widely adopted and cited. 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.

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