Table 1: The template for creating FAIR Metrics.

From: A design framework and exemplar metrics for FAIRness

Metric Identifier FAIR Metrics should, themselves, be FAIR objects, and thus should have globally unique identifiers.
Metric Name A human-readable name for the metric
To which principle does it apply? Metrics should address only one sub-principle, since each FAIR principle is particular to one feature of a digital resource; metrics that address multiple principles are likely to be measuring multiple features, and those should be separated whenever possible.
What is being measured? A precise description of the aspect of that digital resource that is going to be evaluated
Why should we measure it? Describe why it is relevant to measure this aspect
What must be provided? What information is required to make this measurement?
How do we measure it? In what way will that information be evaluated?
What is a valid result? What outcome represents "success" versus "failure"
For which digital resource(s) is this relevant? If possible, a metric should apply to all digital resources; however, some metrics may be applicable only to a subset. In this case, it is necessary to specify the range of resources to which the metric is reasonably applicable.
Examples of their application across types of digital resource Whenever possible, provide an existing example of success, and an example of failure.
  1. Examples of the application of this table to metric creation are available at