Documentation for the Jisc Open Research Hub Canonical data model.
Clone or download
Latest commit 545f0c3 Nov 28, 2018
Permalink
Type Name Latest commit message Commit time
Failed to load latest commit information.
Data-Model Updating RDSS -> Jisc Open Research Hub. Nov 27, 2018
Mappings IP readme, typo and image link fixes. Nov 27, 2018
.pre-commit-config.yaml
.travis.yml Further removals. Nov 22, 2018
LICENSE Add apache 2.0 LICENSE May 18, 2018
readme.md
requirements.txt [RDSS-1653] Fixing up Travis CI build. Jan 17, 2018

readme.md

Data model documentation store

Information about the latest version of the canonical data model supporting the Jisc Open Research Hub can be found in the Data-Model folder. The Background folder contains the concept model is, which is provided for background information only.

UML diagrams in this repository are in the metadata-json format with an .mdj extension, and can be viewed using StarUML.

Versioning

Current version:    4.0.0.

Releases of this data model can be found under Releases. Vendors MUST implement against a release - all other branches are considered in a constant state of flux and MAY change at any time.

The versioning scheme of this data model follows Semantic Versioning 2.0.0 (also known as SemVer). Using SemVer, the version number is given in the format of MAJOR.MINOR.PATH, where:

  • MAJOR version changes contain non-compatible API changes.
  • MINOR version changes contain backwards compatible enhancements.
  • PATCH version changes contain backwards compatible bugfixes.

Vendors implementing this specification SHOULD make a best effort to implement all MINOR and PATCH changes as and when they are made available. The implementation and release of MAJOR changes however MUST be coordinated with maintainers of the messaging system to ensure compatibility between this data model and the messaging system itself.