Scholarly Output Snowball Metrics Agreement v1
This standard information agreement specifies the information elements needed to calculate and communicate the the number of scholarly outputs of any supported type from an institution over a period of time.
The original input reference to this standard information agreement is the Snowball Metrics Recipe Book, page 65.
See input reference.
The following specifies the expected contents of a data report compliant with this standard information agreement.
The following table outlines the agreed information elements need to produce a standard report on Scholarly Outputs at the institution. For each record of a scholarly output the following elements are included.
|Output/Type||http://dictionary.casrai.org/Output_Types||List (Output Types)||Must|
|Output/Date||The date when a specific output was published.||Date||Must|
|Institution||An organization with a primary role of performing research.|
|Institution/ID Type||The nominal type of unique ID used for a research-performing organization.||List (Org ID Types)||Should|
|Institution/Other ID Type||A keyword for a type of organization identifier not covered in a standard classification.||Text||Should|
|Institution/ID||The unique identifier of a research-performing organization.||Text||Should|
|Institution/Name||The full name of a research-performing organization.||Text||Must|
|Institution/Country||The country of a research-performing organization.||List (Countries)||Must|
|Institution/FTE Count||Number of Full Time Equivalents at the Institution in the referenced financial year.||Number||Must|
The following agreed vocabularies (or Lists) are used in the above information elements.
|Org ID Types|
A formal CASRAI XSD schema for this standard information agreement is available here.