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ready FAIR Metrics - Resource Identifier in Metadata

Abbreviation: FM-F3

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FM-F3 provides a measurement of whether or not the metadata document contains the globally unique and persistent identifier for the digital resource. The discovery of a digital object should be possible from its metadata. For this to happen, the metadata must explicitly contain the identifier for the digital resource it describes. In addition, since many digital objects cannot be arbitrarily extended to include references to their metadata, in many cases the only means to discover the metadata related to a digital object will be to search based on the GUID of the digital object itself. To this end, the GUID of the metadata and the GUID of the digital resource it describes must be provided. This metric applies to part F3 of the FAIR Principles.

How to cite this record FM-F3; FAIR Metrics - Resource Identifier in Metadata; DOI:; Last edited: Sept. 20, 2019, 11:52 a.m.; Last accessed: Sep 28 2021 9:13 a.m.

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Record added: Jan. 22, 2019, 9:16 p.m.
Record updated: Jan. 22, 2019, 9:20 p.m. by The FAIRsharing Team.

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A design framework and exemplar metrics for FAIRness

Mark D Wilkinson, Susanna-Assunta Sansone, Erik Schultes, Peter Doorn, Luiz Olavo Bonino da Silva Santos, Michel Dumontier
bioRxiv (preprint) 2017

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