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PublicationVolume DRAFT Profile

Version: 0.1-DRAFT (08 February 2019)

Bioschemas profile, based on Biotea model, describing a PublicationVolume in Life Sciences.


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Contributors

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

Group Leader(s)
Other team members

Schema.org hierarchy

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

Thing > CreativeWork > PublicationVolume

Description

A PublicationVolume is a collection of publication issues, or scholarly articles, or possibly, although no commonly, any mix from those mentioned. It is commonly part of a Journal.





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 Example
Marginality: Minimum.
volumeNumber Integer
Text
Schema:

Identifies the volume of publication or multi-part work; for example, “iii” or “2”.


ONE
Marginality: Recommended.
hasPart PublicationIssue
ScholarlyArticle
Schema:

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


Bioschemas:

A PublicationVolume has part PublicationIssue (a.k.a. supplements) or ScholaryArticle. We recommend to include at least the highest ‘hasPart’ level, i.e., PublicationIssue. It is also possible to use ‘hasPart’ to link as well directly to ScholarlyArticle, making it easier to find articles in this volume.

MANY
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.


Bioschemas:

Volumes in a journal are commonly identified by a number thus not unique nor global. We recommend to use the URL as identifier whenever possible.

ONE
isPartOf Journal
Schema:

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


Bioschemas:

A PublicationVolume is part of a Journal.

ONE
pageEnd Integer
Text
Schema:

The page on which the work ends; for example “138” or “xvi”.


ONE
pageStart Integer
Text
Schema:

The page on which the work starts; for example “135” or “xiii”.


ONE
url URL
Schema:

URL of the item.


Bioschemas:

Oficial URL.

ONE
Marginality: Optional.
about Thing
Schema:

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


Bioschemas:

Describes what this volume is about.

ONE
editor Person
Schema:

Specifies the Person who edited the CreativeWork.


MANY
inLanguage Language
Text
Schema:

The language of the content or performance or used in an action. Please use one of the language codes from the IETF BCP 47 standard. See also availableLanguage. Supersedes language.


MANY
keywords Text
Schema:

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


ONE
pagination Text
Schema:

Any description of pages that is not separated into pageStart and pageEnd; for example, “1-6, 9, 55” or “10-12, 46-49”.


MANY
sameAs URL
Schema:

URL of a reference Web page that unambiguously indicates the item’s identity. E.g. the URL of the item’s Wikipedia page, Wikidata entry, or official website.


Bioschemas:

Any other URL linking to this volume.

MANY

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