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ready FAIR Metrics - Identifier Uniqueness

Abbreviation: FM-F1A

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The FM-F1A Metric provides a measurement of whether or not there is a scheme to uniquely identify the digital resource. An identifier scheme is valid if and only if it is described in a repository that can register and present such identifier schemes (e.g. Information about the identifier scheme must be presented with a machine-readable document containing the FM1 attribute with the URL to where the scheme is described. see specification for implementation. This metric applies to part F1 of the FAIR Principles.

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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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