Collection Registry

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What is the Collection Registry?
The Collection Registry …
  • serves as a catalog of collections which occurred within the scope of research projects or serves as a basis for them.
  • links data, whose data models and the description of a collection for technical reuse by services such as search or analysis tools.
  • also serves to manage collection descriptions. These can include, in addition to digitally accessible, analog, protected or offline collections.
What is the purpose of the Collection Registry?
  • to describe distributed collections in one place and to process them together in other services(e.g. Generic search, Cosmotool).
  • to make collections visible in the Collection Registry, which are otherwise difficult to find.
  • to document own collections and make them demonstrable for other scientists. 
  • in order to be able to manage relevant collections in the sense of an internal catalog.
Who is the target group for the Collection Registry?
  • Individual scientists
  • Research projects
  • Research associations
  • Institutions
How to use the Collection Registry?
  • A DARIAH account is required to use the Collection Registry.
  • DARIAH-DE provides the Collection Registry as a central service. Local usage scenarios can also be implemented in cooperation with organizations.

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Click here to go to the Collection Registry.

A detailed user guide as well as best practice recommendations can be found here.



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