Abstract

The Globally Unique Identifier Applicability Statement

1. Provides guidance on how to use GUIDs (Globally Unique Identifiers) to meet specific requirements of the biodiversity information community.

2. This is a high level document that applies to GUIDs in general. There is, or will be, a separate document for the applicability of each specific GUID technology.

The Life Science Identifier Applicability Statement

1. Is a specific GUID applicability statement that should be read in conjunction with the general GUID Applicability Statement.

2. Provides guidance on how to use LSID to meet specific requirements of the biodiversity information community and

3. Defines how to identify shared data objects in biodiversity information applications using Life Sciences Identifiers (LSID).

  Last Modified: 27 May 2009