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|Description||Provides a way to describe bioscience organizations on the World Wide Web. It defines metadata terms that can be used in the code of web pages and applications, and builds on top of existing technologies and standards. The goal of the specification is to make it easier to discover, exchange and integrate life science organization profiles across the Internet.|
|Property||Expected Type||Description||BSC Description||Marginality||Cardinality||Controlled Vocabulary|
An additional type for the item, typically used for adding more specific types from external vocabularies in microdata syntax. This is a relationship between something and a class that the thing is in. In RDFa syntax, it is better to use the native RDFa syntax - the 'typeof' attribute - for multiple types. Schema.org tools may have only weaker understanding of extra types, in particular those defined externally.
|alternateName||Text||An alias for the item.||Recommended||ONE|
|description||Text||A description of the item.||Minimum||ONE|
A sub property of description. A short description of the item used to disambiguate from other, similar items. Information from other properties (in particular, name) may be necessary for the description to be useful for disambiguation.
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.
|image||ImageObject or |
|An image of the item. This can be a URL or a fully described ImageObject.|
|mainEntityOfPage||CreativeWork or |
Indicates a page (or other CreativeWork) for which this thing is the main entity being described. See background notes for details.
Inverse property: mainEntity.
|name||Text||The name of the item.||Minimum||ONE|
|potentialAction||Action||Indicates a potential Action, which describes an idealized action in which this thing would play an 'object' role.|
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.
|A CreativeWork or Event about this Thing..|
Inverse property: about.
|url||URL||URL of the item.|
|actionableFeedbackPolicy||CreativeWork or |
For a NewsMediaOrganization or other news-related Organization, a statement about public engagement activities (for news media, the newsroom’s), including involving the public - digitally or otherwise -- in coverage decisions, reporting and activities after publication.
|Physical address of the item.||ONE|
|aggregateRating||AggregateRating||The overall rating, based on a collection of reviews or ratings, of the item.|
|alumni||Person||Alumni of an organization.|
Inverse property: alumniOf.
|The geographic area where a service or offered item is provided. Supersedes serviceArea.|
|award||Text||An award won by or for this item. Supersedes awards.||MANY|
|The brand(s) associated with a product or service, or the brand(s) maintained by an organization or business person.||MANY|
|contactPoint||ContactPoint||A contact point for a person or organization.||Recommended||MANY|
|correctionsPolicy||CreativeWork or |
For an Organization (e.g. NewsMediaOrganization), a statement describing (in news media, the newsroom’s) disclosure and correction policy for errors.
A relationship between an organization and a department of that organization, also described as an organization (allowing different urls, logos, opening hours). For example: a store with a pharmacy, or a bakery with a cafe.
|dissolutionDate||Date||The date that this organization was dissolved.||Optional||ONE|
|diversityPolicy||CreativeWork or |
Statement on diversity policy by an Organization e.g. a NewsMediaOrganization. For a NewsMediaOrganization, a statement describing the newsroom’s diversity policy on both staffing and sources, typically providing staffing data.
|duns||Text||The Dun & Bradstreet DUNS number for identifying an organization or business person.||ONE|
|employee||Person||Someone working for this organization. Supersedes employees.||MANY|
|ethicsPolicy||CreativeWork or |
Statement about ethics policy, e.g. of a NewsMediaOrganization regarding journalistic and publishing practices, or of a Restaurant, a page describing food source policies. In the case of a NewsMediaOrganization, an ethicsPolicy is typically a statement describing the personal, organizational, and corporate standards of behavior expected by the organization.
|event||Event||Upcoming or past event associated with this place, organization, or action. Supersedes events.||MANY|
|faxNumber||Text||The fax number.||ONE|
|founder||Person||A person who founded this organization. Supersedes founders.||MANY|
|foundingDate||Date||The date that this organization was founded.||ONE|
|foundingLocation||Place||The place where the Organization was founded.||ONE|
|A person or organization that supports (sponsors) something through some kind of financial contribution.|
The Global Location Number (GLN, sometimes also referred to as International Location Number or ILN) of the respective organization, person, or place. The GLN is a 13-digit number used to identify parties and physical locations.
|hasOfferCatalog||OfferCatalog||Indicates an OfferCatalog listing for this Organization, Person, or Service.|
|hasPOS||Place||Points-of-Sales operated by the organization or person.||MANY|
The International Standard of Industrial Classification of All Economic Activities (ISIC), Revision 4 code for a particular organization, business person, or place.
|legalName||Text||The official name of the organization, e.g. the registered company name.||Minimum||ONE|
|leiCode||Text||An organization identifier that uniquely identifies a legal entity as defined in ISO 17442.|
|The location of for example where the event is happening, an organization is located, or where an action takes place.||Recommended||ONE|
|An associated logo.||Recommended||ONE|
|makesOffer||Offer||A pointer to products or services offered by the organization or person.|
Inverse property: offeredBy.
A member of an Organization or a ProgramMembership. Organizations can be members of organizations; ProgramMembership is typically for individuals.
|An Organization (or ProgramMembership) to which this Person or Organization belongs.|
Inverse property: member.
|naics||Text||The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code for a particular organization or business person.||ONE|
|numberOfEmployees||QuantitativeValue||The number of employees in an organization e.g. business.||ONE|
|Products owned by the organization or person.||Optional||MANY|
|parentOrganization||Organization||The larger organization that this organization is a subOrganization of, if any. |
Inverse property: subOrganization.
|publishingPrinciples||CreativeWork or |
The publishingPrinciples property indicates (typically via URL) a document describing the editorial principles of an Organization (or individual e.g. a Person writing a blog) that relate to their activities as a publisher, e.g. ethics or diversity policies. When applied to a CreativeWork (e.g. NewsArticle) the principles are those of the party primarily responsible for the creation of the CreativeWork.
While such policies are most typically expressed in natural language, sometimes related information (e.g. indicating a funder) can be expressed using schema.org terminology.
|review||Review||A review of the item. Supersedes reviews.||MANY|
|seeks||Demand||A pointer to products or services sought by the organization or person (demand).||MANY|
A person or organization that supports a thing through a pledge, promise, or financial contribution. e.g. a sponsor of a Medical Study or a corporate sponsor of an event.
A relationship between two organizations where the first includes the second, e.g., as a subsidiary. See also: the more specific 'department' property.
Inverse property: parentOrganization.
|taxID||Text||The Tax / Fiscal ID of the organization or person, e.g. the TIN in the US or the CIF/NIF in Spain.||ONE|
|telephone||Text||The telephone number.||ONE|
|unnamedSourcesPolicy||CreativeWork or |
For an Organization (typically a NewsMediaOrganization), a statement about policy on use of unnamed sources and the decision process required.
|vatID||Text||The Value-added Tax ID of the organization or person.||ONE|
The type of the organization selected from a controlled vocabulary: single-company corporation, multinational, not-for-profit, alliance, consortium, institute, department, working party, project, etc.
LIST - single-cmpany corporation, multinational, not-for-profit, alliance, consortium, insttitute, department, working party, project
|dateFounded||Date||How is this different to foundingDate above?|
The date the organization was originally founded. If created through a merger, this should be the foundation date of the purchasing organization.
|founderMember||Person or Organization||How is this different to founder above?|
For an alliance or collaboration or project, the founding members.
|status||CV or Text|
To record if the organization is still active, and if it were a project or alliance, what the outcome was, or if it has closed down or merged, why and when.
LIST - active, dormant, closed, merged
The annual (or total - for a project) budget for the organization.
|fundingModel||CV or Text|
A description of how the organization is funded.
Defines a membership category and associated fees (for projects and alliances etc.)
Any files or related websites which give more information about this organization. e.g flyers, third party sites, ...
Link to social media websites like twitter or facebook.
Date when the organization information was last modified
|topic||CV or Text|
Scientific topics that describe the organization and its activities, using a scientific ontology term from EDAM topics.
ONTOLOGY - EDAM:Topic*http://edamontology.org/topic_0003
|keywords||CV or Text|
Keywords to describe the organization. Use term which are not available in EDAM “Scientific Topic”. Use text keywords or ontology terms from other ontologies which could complement EDAM topics.