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Persistent ID GUID
Description Globally Unique Identifier
Source http://www.niso.org/news/events/niso/past/ID-06-wkshp/definitions.html
Schema info, link to project site http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc4122.txt
Domain relevance Computing
Type  
Notes GUIDs are usually stored as 128-bit values, and are commonly displayed as 32 hexadecimal digits with groups separated by hyphens, such as: 21EC2020-3AEA-4069-A2DD-08002B30309D.

Persistent ID URI
Description Uniform Resource Identifier
Source http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/identifiers.html
Schema info, link to project site https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uniform_Resource_Identifier
Domain relevance Computing
Type  
Notes A string of characters used to identify a resource. Such identification enables interaction with representations of the resource over a network, typically the World Wide Web, using specific protocols. Schemes specifying a concrete syntax and associated protocols define each URI. The most common form of URI is the Uniform Resource Locator (URL).

Persistent ID URN
Description Uniform Resource Name
Source  http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/identifiers.html
Schema info, link to project site  https://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2141.txt
Domain relevance Computing
Type  
Notes Internet standard intended to serve as persistent, location-independent, resource identifiers and are designed to make it easy to map other namespaces

Persistent ID ARK
Description Archival Resource Key
Source  http://dictionary.casrai.org/Output_ID_Types/ARK
Schema info, link to project site  https://wiki.ucop.edu/display/Curation/ARK
Domain relevanceGeneral
Type  
Notes Actionable identifiers that can connect to three things: the object itself, a metadata record, and a commitment statement. ARKs are championed by the California Digital Library and there are no fees for assigning or using them.

Persistent ID Handle
Description Handle
Source   https://www.handle.net/index.html
Schema info, link to project site  http://www.handle.net/HNRj/HNR-Policies.pdf
Domain relevance    General
Type  
Notes Run by Corporation for National Research Initiatives (CNRI). CNRI is a Multi-Primary Administrator (MPA) of the Global Handle Registry (GHR), authorized by the DONA Foundation to allot prefixes to users of the Handle System.

Persistent ID ABN
Description Australian Business Number
Source  
Schema info, link to project site  
Domain relevance Australian businesses, government agencies, charities, super funds
Type  
Notes Issued by the Australian Business Register (ABR) which is operated by the Australian Taxation Office