Virtual Collection Registry

A service that allows researchers to create their own citable digital bookmarks.

European Research Infrastructure for Language Resources and Technology
Scientific domain:
Languages & Literature, Other Humanities, Other Social Sciences
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A service that allows researchers to create their own citable digital bookmarks. A virtual collection is a coherent set of links to digital objects (e.g. annotated text, video) that can be easily created, accessed and cited. The links can originate from different archives, hence the term virtual. CLARIN provides a registry ( where scholars can create and publish their virtual collections. It provides persistent identifiers ( and federated login ( The collection metadata is openly available and accessible via the Virtual Language Observatory ( The referenced digital objects can also be processed with the Language Resource Switchboard (

Scientific categorisation
Social Sciences
  • Humanities
    • Languages & Literature
    • Other Humanities
  • Social Sciences
    • Other Social Sciences
  • Scholarly Communication
    • Publication
  • Data Management
    • Discovery
Target users
  • Businesses
  • Other
  • Researchers
  • Research Projects
  • Providers
Resource availability and languages
  • English
More about Virtual Collection Registry

The EOSC Portal is operated by the EOSC Enhance (Grant Agreement no. 871160), EOSC-hub (Grant Agreement no. 777536), and OpenAIRE-Advance (Grant Agreement no. 777541) projects funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme.For a complete list of contributors, visit the About EOSC Portal