Heritage PIDs Project Workshop - Developing Identifiers for Heritage Collections - 21 April 2021

Over the past year, the Heritage PIDs project has created a range of resources to support the community in adopting persistent identifiers (PIDs), from case studies to a PID Demonstrator. Now, in response to the findings of the Heritage PIDs survey and engagement activities, the project has developed an initial version of a resource, Developing Identifiers for Heritage Collections, which aims to help heritage professionals determine the type of persistent identifiers they need to use to advance the strategy for their collections. It describes the different aspects of persistent identifier implementation so users can determine which aspects are important for their organisation. It also provides examples of other implementations and describes the benefits of each aspect to support business cases and assist in communicating about PIDs.

This workshop will give an overview of the resources created by the project including case studies and the improved PID Demonstrator. It will also launch the consultation period for Developing Identifiers for Heritage Collections, gathering initial feedback from attendees and outlining the next steps for the resource.

Who should attend? This resource is aimed at decision makers within Galleries, Libraries, Museums and Archives but anyone with an interest in identifiers for heritage collections may benefit from attending.

When is it? 14:30-16:00 BST, 21 April 2021.

Agenda

  • Welcome and project background

  • Case studies

  • PID Demonstrator update

  • Q&A

  • Developing Identifiers for Heritage Collections

  • Next steps

  • Q&A and Discussion

How to register? Register here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3743662683481070092

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. Instructions on using Gotowebinar are available here.

Can’t make it? The webinar will be recorded for later viewing.

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