Publish FAIR data

Use persistent identifiers#

To resolve your concepts URIs.

URLs and domain name can change fast. If you want your knowledge graph identifiers to be resolvable in a few years, it is highly recommended to use a persistent identifier service that will redirect to the URL of your concept (which can then change in time).

Popular services to publish persistent identifiers are:

We recommend to use the system, as it allows any GitHub user to define and reserve your persistent namespace for free in a few minutes:

  1. Fork the repository:
  2. Create a folder with your namespace name (e.g. my-onto)
  3. Add a .htaccess file with the redirection to your ontology (and a file shortly explaining the purpose of this namespace)
  4. Send a pull request to the repository. It usually takes between a few hours and a few days to be accepted.

The persistent identifiers can be easily modified later if necessary, you will just need to send a new pull request with the changes.

Get a Digital Object Identifier#

Optionally, for research, it is recommended to publish your resource on a repository to get a Digital Object Identifier (DOI):

Even more FINDABLE

ORCID is a good way to identify and authenticate yourself across research publishing platforms. Don't hesitate to create an account if you need it.

Last updated on by Vincent Emonet