Author: John Chodacki

PIDapalooza is back!

Guess what!?!?  PIDapalooza is back!  This time we will meet up with the nerdiest PID folks on January 23-24, for a two-day celebration of persistent identifiers and networked research.  Brought to you by California Digital Library, Crossref, DataCite, and ORCID.  Together, we will do the impossible – make a meeting about persistent identifiers and networked research fun! … Read more »

Skills Training for Librarians: Expanding Library Carpentry

In today’s data-driven, online and highly interconnected world, librarians are key to supporting diverse information needs and leading best practices to work with and manage data. For librarians to be effective in a rapidly evolving information landscape, training and professional development opportunities in both computational and data skills must be available and accessible. Over the… Read more »

RFI for organizational identifier registry

Organizations/institutions are a key part of the scholarly communications ecosystem. However, we lack an openly licensed, independently run organizational identifier standard to use for common affiliation and citation use cases. To define a solution to this problem, a group of interested parties drafted and shared a proposal at last year’s PIDapalooza.  Based on that discussion, earlier… Read more »

NSF EAGER Grant for Actionable DMPs

We’re delighted to announce that the California Digital Library has been awarded a 2-year NSF EAGER grant to support active, machine-actionable data management plans (DMPs). The vision is to convert DMPs from a compliance exercise based on static text documents into a key component of a networked research data management ecosystem that not only facilitates,… Read more »

PIDapalooza is back!

PIDapalooza is back, by popular demand!  We’re building on the the best of the inaugural PIDapalooza and organizing two days packed with discussions, demos, informal and interactive sessions, updates, talks by leading PID innovators, and more. There will be lots of opportunities to network – and to learn from and engage with PID enthusiasts from around… Read more »