Globally Unique Identifier and Life Science Identifier Applicability Statement

Other names: GUID and LSID Applicability Statements

GUIDs are Globally Unique Identifiers which should be referentially consistent and resolvable in order to support tests of uniqueness and the acquisition of associated metadata. Further, permanent and robust resolution services need to be available. The TDWG Globally Unique Identifiers Task Group (TDWG GUID), after meeting twice in 2006, recommended the use of the Life Sciences Identifiers (LSID) to uniquely identify shared data objects in the biodiversity domain.


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