Answered By: Ming Guang Han
Last Updated: Jul 25, 2017     Views: 214

When your item becomes a part of the ScholarBank@NUS repository, it is assigned a persistent URL. This means that, unlike most URLs, this identifier will not have to be changed when the system migrates to new hardware, or when changes are made to the system. ScholarBank@NUS is committed to maintaining the integrity of this identifier so that you can safely use it to refer to your item when citing it in publications or other communications. Our persistent urls are registered with the Handle System, a comprehensive system for assigning, managing, and resolving persistent identifiers, known as "handles," for digital objects and other resources on the Internet. The Handle System is administered by the Corporation for National Research Initiatives (CNRI), which undertakes, fosters, and promotes research in the public interest.

ScholarBank@NUS assigns handles to publications and DOIs to datasets.

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