Digital Object

n.

Pronunciation

/ˈdɪd͡ʒɪtəɫ ˈɑb.d͡ʒɛkt/

Definition

Any item made of a structured sequence of data which is treated as a single entity, with a name and attributes. A Digital Object could be values in a database, an image, or sound. Metadata for a Digital Object could be a unique and persistent Digital Object Identifier (DOI) if the item has been assigned one.

Category

Web Design

Related Terms

Data Object, DOI, Object-oriented Programming, Object (STEP)

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