Person DRAFT Specification v. 0.1
A specification for describing people in life sciences
The following people have been involved in the creation of this specification document. They are all members of the People group.
Other team members
The Life Science Person specification provides a way to describe bioscience people on the World Wide Web. It defines a set of metadata and vocabularies, built on top of existing technologies and standards, that can be used to represent the profile information of people in Web pages and applications. The goal of the specification is to make it easier to discover, life science profile information.
Schema.org hierarchyThis is a new Profile that fits into the schema.org hierarchy as follows:
Thing > Person
Key to specification table
Schema.org properties where the Expected Types have been changed, or new (i.e., Bioschemas created) properties/types are green.
Schema.org properties/types are red.
Pending Schema.org properties/types are blue.
External (i.e., from 3rd party ontology) properties/types are black.
CD = Cardinality
|Property||Expected Type||Description||CD||Controlled Vocabulary|
|description||Text||Schema: A description of the item.||MANY|
|Schema: Indicates a page (or other CreativeWork) for which this thing is the main entity being described. See background notes for details.||MANY|
|name||Text||Schema: The name of the item.||ONE|
|Schema: Email address.||ONE|
|expertise||URL||Bioschemas: A description of the topic which this person has the most expertise in.||ONE||EDAM:Topic|
|Schema: A contact location for a person's residence.||ONE|
|Schema: An image of the item. This can be a URL or a fully described ImageObject.||ONE|
Schema: Keywords or tags used to describe this content. Multiple entries in a keywords list are typically delimited by commas.
Bioschemas: Keywords to describe the person. These should be single words or short phrases that relate to a person.
|Schema: An Organization (or ProgramMembership) to which this Person or Organization belongs.||MANY|
|Schema: The url or ID of the person's ORCID (see: http://orcid.org).||MANY|
|worksFor||Organization||Schema: Organizations that the person works for.||MANY|
|advisor||Person||Bioschemas: A person who has been an educational, professional or personal advisor to the person.||MANY|
|Bioschemas: A link or body of text describing the person's notable achievements, employment history, and contact details.||ONE|
|experience||Text||Bioschemas: A textual description of the professional experiences a person has acquired.||MANY|
|funding||Text||Bioschemas: Textual description of current or past funding this person has acquired.||MANY|
|Bioschemas: Any interests held by the person. These should be single words or phrases that relate to a person.||MANY|
|internationalActivities||Text||Bioschemas: Global connections related to teaching and scholarly work in the past 3 years.||MANY|
|journalReferee||CreativeWork||Bioschemas: Journals this person is a referee of.||MANY|
Schema: A sub property of instrument. The language used on this action.|
Bioschemas: The languages spoken by the person.
|Bioschemas: All or notable publications, presentations, training materials, research outputs or any other body of work attributed to this person.||MANY|