Category: identifier

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 »

PIDapalooza – What, Why, When, Who?

PIDapalooza, a community-led conference on persistent identifiers November 9-10, 2016 Radisson Blu Saga Hotel PIDapalooza will bring together creators and users of persistent identifiers (PIDs) from around the world to shape the future PID landscape through the development of tools and services for the research community. PIDs support proper attribution and credit, promote collaboration […]

Researchers – get your ORCID

Yesterday I remotely joined a lab meeting at my old stomping grounds, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. My former advisor, Mike Neubert, asked me to join his math ecology lab meeting to “convince them to get ORCID Identifiers. (Or try anyway!)”. As a result, I’ve spent a little bit of time thinking about ORCIDs in the last few […]