Digital Science’s GRID Now Available As Linked Open Data
GRID’s extensive database of over 63,000 organisations associated with research is now available as Open Linked Data
15th August, 10:40am UK time
We are pleased to announce that Digital Science’s Global Research Identifier Database (GRID) is now available as RDF, joining a wide range of other prestigious data sources on the web of data. By using the Resource Description Framework (RDF) to describe its data, GRID facilitates interlinking with other datasets using a well defined vocabulary based on human conceptualisation – commonly referred to as an ontology. This enables consumers to readily integrate GRID data with their own datasets and make use of the extensive metadata available covering geography, typology, organisational hierarchies and relationships.
GRID’s persistent identifiers provide a mechanism to… Read the rest of this post