To fully harness the potential of data, the creation of machine-readable data and utilization of the FAIR Data Principles is vital for successful data-driven science. Ontologies serve as the foundation for generating semantically rich, FAIR data that machines can understand, enabling seamless data integration and exchange across scientific disciplines. In this paper, we introduce a versatile Terminology Service that supports various tasks, including discovery, provision, as well as ontology design and curation. This service offers unified access to a vast array of ontologies across scientific disciplines, encouraging their reuse, improvement, and maturation. We present a user-driven service development approach, along with a use case involving a collaborative ontology design process, engaging domain experts, knowledge workers, and ontology engineers. This collaboration incorporates the application and evaluation of the Terminology Service, as well as supplementary tools, workflows, and collaboration models. We demonstrate the feasibility, prerequisites, and ongoing challenges related to developing Terminology Services that address numerous aspects of ontology utilization for producing FAIR, machine-actionable data.
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