A Festival for Persistent Identifiers - Research data management
ab1630's bookmarks 2018-02-08
"“Open identifiers deserve their own festival” say the organisers of PIDapalooza and if you have any interest in Persistent Identifiers (PIDs) then this is the event for you. With a unique style roughly modelled on a music festival (nail painting and tattoos were optional), the focus is on discussions and questions in short, parallel sessions rather than sitting through a load of presentations. This was the second PIDapalooza (the first kicked off back in November 2016 in Reykjavik), and was held in Girona on 23/24 January 2018. With a sell-out crowd and plans for the next festival being discussed, it looks set to become an annual event and, who knows, by drawing a disparate community together, might even help to solve some of the issues around PIDs...."