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Building the plane as we fly it: the promise of Persistent Identifiers

de Castro, Pablo, Herb, Ulrich, Rothfritz, Laura, & Schöpfel, Joachim. (2023). This report is the main outcome of a study commissioned by Knowledge Exchange and published on Zenodo, February 1, 2023 (DOI:

Why PID Strategies Are Having A Moment — And Why You Should Care

Blogpost by Alice Meadows in The Scholarly Kitchen, January 25th, 2023

Choice of persistent identifier schemes for the Distributed System of Scientific Collections (DiSSCo)

Hardisty AR, Addink W, Glöckler F, Güntsch A, Islam S, Weiland C (2021), Research Ideas and Outcomes 7: e67379. (DOI:

Persistent identifiers: the building blocks of the research information infrastructure

Meadows A, Haak L L and Brown J, UKSG Insights, 2019, 32: 9, 1–6; (DOI:

Digital Object Identifier (DOI®) System

Paskin, Norman, Encyclopedia of Library and Information Sciences, 3rd Edition, 1:1, pp. 1586—1592, (2010), ISBN: 978-0-8493-9712-7. (Note: This article may be used for research, teaching and private study purposes; it is reproduced on this site with permission of the publisher but may not be distributed further. Go here for full access to the article (DOI:

Updated February 13, 2023