Unlock your data. Creating value with identifiers in an open data world

« Identifiers are at the heart of how data becomes linked. It’s a subject that is fundamentally important to the open data community and to the evolution of the web itself, yet is also in relatively early stages of understanding and adoption (…)

This white paper is a joint effort between Thomson Reuters and the Open Data Institute. It is written as a guide to identifier schemes: why identity can be difficult to manage; why it is important for open data; what challenges there are today and recommendations for the community to address these in the future. Illustrative examples of identifier schemes are used to explain these points (…)

Creating Value with Identifiers in an Open Data World. A Thomson Reuters and ODI White Paper.

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