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Linked Data

Linked Data makes it possible to manage metadata about files in external systems that are not integrated in Coscine.


  • Allows data on external storage platforms to be linked and tagged with metadata
  • Advantage: linking of files with metadata in Coscine
  • Security and accessibility of data depends on linked external provider

How to use Linked Data

  • Select Linked Data when creating a resource in step 1
  • Within the resource, use the plus or "New Entry" (see figure below)
  • Fill in data (URL & Entry Name) and metadata (see figure below)
  • Press storage (see figure below)

Anleitung LinkedData

Figure 1 - LinkedData-Resource in the resource view

Storage space for Linked Data

Since no data is stored (only linked), this resource does not need any storage space.