TaDiRAH as Linked Open Data

by Luise Borek and Canan Hastik


The Taxonomy of Digital Research Activities of the Humanities

  • designed to organize and categorize content, e.g. CLARIAH-DE, DARIAH Zotero bibliography "Doing Digital Humanities", DHCommons, TAPoR (Text Analysis Portal for Research), AGATE (European Science Academies Gateway for the Humanities and Social Sciences), SSHOC (Social Sciences & Humanities Open Cloud)
  • aims to generate academic credibility and greater visibility
  • builds on previous work, particularly John Unsworth’s "Scholarly Primitives"
  • a community-driven initiative, benefits from further contributions, collaborations, developments and reuse
  • current version 2.0 issued 2020.09.29
  • revised structure and semantics of the TaDiRAH version 0.5.1 with a focus on research activities and techniques
  • updated concepts and scope notes
  • extended model on the basis of community usage
  • enriched with Wikidata definitions
  • inclusion of translations (on concept level) in German, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Serbian, and Italian (new)
  • formalised in SKOS
  • published open-source based on Skosmos in the Vocabs repository in cooperation with ADCH-CH
  • attribution of a CC0 / public domain license
  • design and implementation of a workflow for further maintenance, development, and quality management
  • revise multilingual terminology and scope notes
  • add missing definitions in Wikidata
  • improve existing definitions on Wikidata
  • admit and specify highly relevant Wikidata definitions as core scope notes
  • identify desirable extensions (e.g. new concepts)
  • revise conceptualization of research objects
  • submit issues on GitHub for further improvement
  • keep us informed on any implementations; join our list of users and publications

Luise Borek, Technical University Darmstadt,
Dolivostraße 15, 64293 Darmstadt
Phone: +49 6151 165740 | E-mail: mail@tadirah.info


Canan Hastik, DIPF | Leibniz Institute for Research and Information in Education,
Rostocker Straße 6, 60323 Frankfurt
Phone: +49 69 24708 814 | E-mail: mail@tadirah.info


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