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Study DRAFT Profile

Version: 0.2-DRAFT (16 December 2020)


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Contributors

The following people have been involved in the creation of this specification document. They are all members of the Studies group.

Group Leader(s)

Other team members

Schema.org hierarchy

This Profile fits into the schema.org hierarchy as follows:

Thing > CreativeWork > Study

Description

This Study profile presents the markup when describing a Study

Latest profiles

Latest release: none

Latest draft: 0.2-DRAFT

Previous profiles

Previous version: 0.1-DRAFT-2018_11_15


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Studies

You can read the release version of this specification here.


Key to specification table
  • Green properties/types are proposed by Bioschemas, or indicate proposed changes by Bioschemas to Schema.org
  • Red properties/types exist in the core of Schema.org
  • Blue properties/types exist in the pending area of Schema.org
  • Black properties/types are reused from external vocabularies/ontologies

CD = Cardinality

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Property Expected Type Description CD Controlled Vocabulary Example
Marginality: Minimum.
author Organization
Person
Schema:

The author of this content or rating. Please note that author is special in that HTML 5 provides a special mechanism for indicating authorship via the rel tag. That is equivalent to this and may be used interchangeably.


Bioschemas:

Used to indicate the person(s) or organizations that conducted the Study. Please use creator to indicate the Research project

datePublished Date
Schema:

Date of first broadcast/publication.


description Text
Schema:

A description of the item.


identifier PropertyValue
Text
URL
Schema:

The identifier property represents any kind of identifier for any kind of Thing, such as ISBNs, GTIN codes, UUIDs etc. Schema.org provides dedicated properties for representing many of these, either as textual strings or as URL (URI) links. See background notes for more details.


name Text
Schema:

The name of the item.


studyDomain PropertyValue
Text
URL
Schema:

Define the domain of the study. For example, the domain could be astrophysics, functional genomics or earth science. Those domains can also have an ontology reference.


Bioschemas:

For example, in the life sciences we could have Functional Genomics: http://edamontology.org/topic_0085 Protemics: http://edamontology.org/topic_0121

ONE
studySubject BioChemEntity
MedicalEntity
Schema:

A subject of the study, i.e. one of the medical conditions, therapies, devices, drugs, etc. investigated by the study.


Bioschemas:

(Reuse of property from MedicalStudy; Expected types extended.)

MANY
View ≪studySubject≫ example
Marginality: Recommended.
about Thing
Schema:

The subject matter of the content. Inverse property: subjectOf.


Bioschemas:

Use to link to the Protein, Gene, etc that the study is about

MANY
additionalProperty PropertyValue
Schema:

A property-value pair representing an additional characteristics of the entitity, e.g. a product feature or another characteristic for which there is no matching property in schema.org.

Note: Publishers should be aware that applications designed to use specific schema.org properties (e.g. http://schema.org/width, http://schema.org/color, http://schema.org/gtin13, …) will typically expect such data to be provided using those properties, rather than using the generic property/value mechanism.


Bioschemas:

Used to provide arbirary properties of a study.

MANY
View ≪additionalProperty≫ example
citation CreativeWork
Text
Schema:

A citation or reference to another creative work, such as another publication, web page, scholarly article, etc.


creator Organization
Person
Schema:

The creator/author of this CreativeWork. This is the same as the Author property for CreativeWork.


Bioschemas:

Used to specify the research project that created the study. Please use author to indicate the organisation, or individuals that conducted the study.

MANY
View ≪creator≫ example
dateCreated Date
DateTime
Schema:

The date on which the CreativeWork was created or the item was added to a DataFeed.


endDate Date
DateTime
Schema:

The end date and time of the item (in ISO 8601 date format).


Bioschemas:

Used to indicate the end date of the study. (Extension of existing schema.org property)

ONE
View ≪endDate≫ example
keywords DefinedTerm
Text
URL
Schema:

Keywords or tags used to describe this content. Multiple entries in a keywords list are typically delimited by commas.


startDate Date
DateTime
Schema:

The start date and time of the item (in ISO 8601 date format).


Bioschemas:

Used to indicate the start date of the study. (Extension of existing schema.org property)

ONE
View ≪startDate≫ example
studyLocation AdministrativeArea
Place
Schema:

The location in which the study is taking/took place.


Bioschemas:

(Reuse of property from MedicalStudy; Expected types extended.)

ONE
View ≪studyLocation≫ example
studyProcess PropertyValue
Text
URL
Schema:

A process performed as part of an experiment or wider study, i.e. intentionally designed. These processes can have ontology URL attached to.


Bioschemas:

For example, in the life sciences we could have RNA-seq of coding RNA from single cells: http://www.ebi.ac.uk/efo/EFO_0005684 case control design: http://www.ebi.ac.uk/efo/EFO_0001427

MANY

http://www.ebi.ac.uk/efo/EFO_0001433

url URL
Schema:

URL of the item.


Marginality: Optional.
PPEO:hasGrowthChamber URL
Schema:

has growth facility


Bioschemas:

The kind of growth facility used in a plant study

ONE

[ { “PPEO:hasGrowthChamber”: { “PPEO:hasType”: “field” } }, { “PPEO:hasGrowthChamber”: { “PPEO:hasType”: “growth chamber” } }, { “PPEO:hasGrowthChamber”: { “PPEO:hasType”: “greenhouse” } }, { “PPEO:hasGrowthChamber”: { “PPEO:hasType”: “nursery” } } ]

View ≪PPEO:hasGrowthChamber≫ example
isPartOf CreativeWork
URL
Schema:

Indicates an item or CreativeWork that this item, or CreativeWork (in some sense), is part of. Inverse property: hasPart.


Bioschemas:

Used to indicate the project that the study is a part of.

relatedStudy Study
Schema:

A study that is related to this one.


MANY
View ≪relatedStudy≫ example

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