Harnessing the transformational power of PIDs

Citation: Burton, Kath, Cocks, Catherine, and Russell, Bonnie. ‘Recognizing and Harnessing the Transformational Power of Persistent Identifiers (PIDs) for Publicly-engaged Scholars’. 1 Jan. 2023 : 1 – 6.

Our co-authored publication emerging from a humanities PID-focused session at the NISOPlus 2023 Conference.

In the article we consider the vital role that metadata and PIDs play in enhancing visibility of the processes and outputs of engaged scholarship. And how greater collaboration across the scholarly commuincation system is required to achieve faster and more effective forms of impact for the people and places involved.

What actions can you take to harness the power of PIDs?

  • If you haven’t already got an ORCiD, sign up here
  • Understand why PIDs are important in creating a more connected and open scholarly landscape
  • See how PIDs are making a difference in heritage collections management

Talk to your librarian about how you can integrate the use of PIDs in your engaged work!