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Persistent identifiers – an overview

Wednesday, October 13th, 2010 by Juha Hakala

Author: Juha Hakala

Senior adviser, The National Library of Finland

This article describes five persistent identifier systems (ARK, DOI, PURL, URN and XRI) and compares their functionality against the cool URIs. The aim is to provide an overview, not to give any kind of ranking of these systems.

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