April 28: PIDs for People and Places

Wednesday, April 28, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. ET (9:00 – 10:00 a.m. PT) | Host organizations: Portage and CRKN
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In this session, attendees will be introduced to the persistent identifiers (PIDs) for people and places: ORCID iDs and the Research Organization Registry (ROR). ORCID, a researcher-centred non-profit with the aim of connecting scholars to their work across time, place, and discipline, has emerged as the primary open identifier for researchers globally. ROR is a community-led registry of identifiers for research organizations, with the aim of describing researcher affiliations—for example, an institution where a researcher is employed. This session will highlight use cases for ORCID iD and ROR, examine the relationships between these identifiers and other PIDs, and explore strategies for incorporating PIDs for people and places into a national implementation plan.

Liz Krznarich, DataCite