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New Technology of Library and Information Service  2001, Vol. 17 Issue (3): 8-11    DOI: 10.11925/infotech.1003-3513.2001.03.02
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Unique Identifiers for Digital Objects
Zhang Xiaolin
(Department of Information Management, Sichuan University, Chengdu)
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Within the digital information architecture, the unique identifiers uniquely and persistently identify digital objects and providing the linkages between digital objects and other objects/services. This paper explains the functions, requirements, framework, and major examples of such identifiers.

Key wordsUnique identifier      Digital object      URN     
Received: 30 October 2000      Published: 25 June 2001


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