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Persistent identifiers

Persistent identifiers

Digital Curation Centre, Proceedings of the DCC Workshop on Persistent Identifiers, 30 June-1 July 2005 (Glasgow).
URL: http://www.dcc.ac.uk/events/pi-2005/

ERPANET, Persistent Identifiers, Final Report of the ERPANET Workshop on Persistent Identifiers, 17-18 June 2004 (University College Cork, Ireland).
URL: http://www.erpanet.org/events/2004/cork/Cork%20Report.pdf

Hilse, Hans-Werner and Kothe, Jochen, Implementing Persistent Identifiers (Consortium of European Research Libraries, November 2006).
URL: http://webdoc.sub.gwdg.de/edoc/ah/2006/hilse_kothe/urn%3Anbn%3Ade%3Agbv%3A7-isbn-90-6984-508-3-8.pdf

The National Library of Australia, Persistent Identification Systems, Report on a consultancy conducted by Diana Dack for the NLA (May 2001).
URL: http://www.nla.gov.au/initiatives/persistence/PIcontents.html

NISO, Report of the NISO Identifiers Roundtable, 13-14 March 2006 (National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, Maryland, USA).
URL: http://www.niso.org/news/events_workshops/ID-workshop-Report2006725.pdf

URI

Berners-Lee, T., Universal Resource Identifiers in WWW, RFC 1630 (June 1994).
URL: http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc1630.txt

Berners-Lee, T., Fielding, R., and Masinter, L., Uniform Resource Identifier (URI): Generic Syntax, RFC 3986 (January 2005).
URL: http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc3986.txt

Daniel, R. and Mealling, M., Resolution of Uniform Resource Identifiers using the Domain Name System, RFC 2168 (June 1997).
URL: http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2168.txt

URL

Berners-Lee, T., Masinter, L., and McCahill, M., Uniform Resource Locators (URL), RFC 1738 (December 1994).
URL: http://www.faqs.org/rfcs/rfc1738.html

URN

Moats, R., URN Syntax, RFC 2141 (May 1997).
URL: http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2141.txt

Internet Assigned Numbers Authority, 'URN Namespaces', Internet Assigned Numbers Authority website.
URL: http://www.iana.org/assignments/urn-namespaces

Sollins, K., and Masinter, L., Functional Requirements for Uniform Resource Names, RFC 1737 (December 1994).
URL: http://www.faqs.org/rfcs/rfc1737.html

URIs, URLs and URNs

Mealling, M., and Denenberg, R., Report from the Joint W3C/IETF URI Planning Interest Group: Uniform Resource Identifiers (URIs), URLs, and Uniform Resource Names (URNs): Clarifications and Recommendations, RFC 3305 (August 2002).
URL: http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc3305.txt

W3C, 'Naming and Addressing: URIs, URLs, ...', W3C website.
URL: http://www.w3.org/Addressing/

PURL

Online Computer Library Center, PURL website.
URL: http://purl.org/
Includes links to overview documents and FAQs.

Handle System

Corporation for National Research Initiatives, 'Handle Resolver Service', The Handle System website.
URL: http://hdl.handle.net/

Corporation for National Research Initiatives, The Handle System website.
URL: http://www.handle.net/

Kahn, Robert, and Wilensky, Robert, A Framework for Distributed Digital Object Services (May 1995). Handle: cnri.dlib/tn95-01.
URL: http://www.cnri.reston.va.us/k-w.html

Sun, S., Lannom, L., and Boesch, B., Handle System Overview, RFC 3650 (November 2003).
URL: http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc3650.txt

Sun, S., Reilly, S., and Lannom, L., Handle System Namespace and Service Definition, RFC 3651 (November 2003).
URL: http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc3651.txt

Sun, S., Reilly, S., Lannom, L. and Petrone, J., Handle System Protocol (ver 2.1) Specification, RFC 3652 (November 2003).
URL: http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc3652.txt

DOI

The International DOI Foundation (IDF), DOI System website.
URL: http://www.doi.org/
Including overviews, DOI handbook etc.

The International DOI Foundation (IDF), 'Resolve a DOI', DOI System website.
URL: http://dx.doi.org

Paskin, Norman, 'DOI: a 2003 progress report', D-Lib Magazine (June 2003).
URL: http://www.dlib.org//dlib/june03/paskin/06paskin.html

Paskin, Norman, Digital Object Identifier, presentation from the ERPANET Workshop on Persistent Identifiers, 17-18 June 2004 (University College Cork, Ireland).
URL: http://www.erpanet.org/events/2004/cork/presentations/040617PaskinDOIpresentation.pdf

ARK

California Digital Library, 'Archival Resource Key (ARK), California Digital Library website.
URL: http://www.cdlib.org/inside/diglib/ark/

Kunze, John A., Towards Electronic Persistence Using ARK Identifiers (July 1993).
URL: http://www.cdlib.org/inside/diglib/ark/arkcdl.pdf

Kunze, J., and Rodgers, R.P.C., The ARK Persistent Identifier Scheme, Internet Draft (23 August 2006).
URL: http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-kunze-ark-14.txt

Fedora

Fedora, 'Fedora identifiers', Fedora website.
URL: http://www.fedora.info/definitions/identifiers/