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persistent name

An identifier of a resource that is not dependent on a physical address. See URN and XDI.
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There's been plenty of talk over the possibility of the Englishman raiding old club Ostersunds this summer, with wingerKen Semaone of the most persistent names to be linked.
Data grids are software systems that provide persistent names to digital entities, manage data that are distributed across multiple types of storage systems, and provide support for preservation metadata.
Metadata, library cataloging objectives, record structures, persistent names and addresses for Internet-accessible resources, and the management of diverse metadata schemes are important concerns in building a coherent system of bibliographic access for information seekers.

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