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IdRef as a shared service


"IDREF: an open, shared data registry serving networks and IT applications" by Raymond Bérard (ABES, director) …

"IDREF: an open, shared data registry serving networks and IT applications" by Raymond Bérard (ABES, director)
(2nd DARIAH-EU General VCC meeting, Vienna, 28 - 30 November 2012)

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  • 1. IDREF: an open, shared data registryserving networks and IT applications 1
  • 2. 1. IdRef and networks2. Conditions of use: login, no login?3. Services provided by IdRef4. Formats used5. Users6. Licence and rights7. Demo 2
  • 3. Why IdRef?• To disambiguate names• To multiply interconnexions between databases exploiting IdRef• To get a consolidated view of all documents produced by a researcher 3
  • 4. 1. IdRef in ABES networks IdRef stands for Identifiers andregistries, serving applications and networks developped by ABES 4
  • 5. IdRef beyond ABES theses.frSudoc Thèse en cours dir.Livre Par Jean par Martin JeanMartin IdRefThèsedir. par Jean Jean Martin =Martin ID Autre base documentaire Actes Article, cocolloq. dirigé par Jean urs, etc.dir. Par Martin = Jean autre IDMartin 5
  • 6. ORCID ISNI Global identifiers VIAF DNB Preprints, DAI Sudoc BnF XYZ (All.) (NL) postprints Cours en ligne IdRef Regional identifiers Édition électronique Calames CRIS ABC ID ID ID Local identifiers école Univ. Labo Niveau des 6 affiliations
  • 7. IdRef in VIAF 7
  • 8. IdRef in the cloud of web linked data 8
  • 9. 2. Conditions of use of IdRef Can be viewed by all. No authentification required- Through the search box- Via permanent URL : Through search engines 9
  • 10. Using IdRef from client applications, without login 10
  • 11. Modifying/creating a new authority in a professional context: IdRef login is requierd 11
  • 12. 3. Services provided by IdRefWeb Services:• Search• Biblio (bibliographic links)• Merged• Iln2rcr• Unimarc/XML• RDF/XMLPublishing / enriching records, linking authorities / selected forms in bibliographic records• Documentation for developpers available here 12
  • 13. 4. Formats• XML records complies with UNIMARC authority format• SolR indexed: all indexes searchable through URL requests• Any authority record can be retrieved in: – MARCXML – RDF/XML 13
  • 14. 5. IdRef users• Information professionnals in ABES networks, through authentification• Any application wishing to use IdRef for author/subject access points within Higher education and research community, for shared cataloguing of authority files• Anyone: IdRef is open on the web 14
  • 15. 6. Licences and rights• Open Data licence (Etalab): free reuse, incl. for commercial purpose. Attribution• Etalab is compatible with ODC-By and BY-NC- SA (required by TEL and Europeana) 15
  • 16. IdRef is open• Standardized formats• Data available for reuse and enrichment• Its search box may be used by other web standards compliant applications• A tool meant for information professionals : enriching the registry is conditioned by a controlled access to data 16
  • 17. Demo 17
  • 18. IdRef search form 18
  • 19. « Search » tabSeveral indexes searchable :names, subjects,organizations, pl aces, trade marks … 19
  • 20. « Results » tab Sorting, filters, exp orts 20
  • 21. « record » tab Access to PID : Bouncing towards linked bibliographic records 21
  • 22. If no record: publishing form(prior authentification required) 22