FAIR Principles for Digital Repositories: Essence and Applications for Heritage Objects

Kalina Sotirova-Valkova, Institute of Mathematics and Informatics – Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria
2020 Cultural and Historical Heritage: Preservation, Representation, Digitalization  
The emergence of the FAIR initiative in 2016 is based on the need for good management of disparate data, and improving the functionality of digital repositories and e-infrastructures. The aim is to promote the re-use of (scientific) data, a need recognized by academia, industry, funding agencies and memory institutions. This paper discusses the nature of the FAIR principles, its' technologies, the concept of FAIR digital object, FAIR ecosystem and persistent identifiers, a possible solution to
more » ... he images-publication in scientific publications and in museum digital repositories through the International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF), and all these through the focus of possible digital vision of the Bulgarian memory institutions. Keywords: FAIR principles, heritage, Persistent Identifiers, LOD
doi:10.26615/issn.2367-8038.2020_2_006 fatcat:wea3ithpz5afdalyooge7hiqri