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Irish Persistent Identifier (PID) roadmap project - upcoming community events

19 April 2024

During May and June 2024, the National Open Research Forum (NORF) and the MoreBrains Cooperative will present a series of community events on the Irish Persistent Identifiers (PIDs) Roadmap Project.

As part of Ireland’s National Action Plan for Open Research 2022-2030, NORF has commissioned MoreBrains Cooperative to conduct a review and analysis of the Irish persistent identifier (PID) landscape. During May and June NORF will host a series of community webinars to share updates about this project. 

Thursday 2 May 2.30 - 3.30pm: How the Irish Research Community Can Benefit from Widespread PID Adoption

This community webinar is timed to coincide with publication of MoreBrains’ report, Efficiency and insight: A cost-benefit analysis for a central service to support persistent identifier implementation in the Republic of Ireland. Learn about the methodology, process, and high-level findings of this cost benefit analysis, commissioned as part of the PID strategy roadmap.

Speakers: Lisa Griffith, NORF and Phill Jones, MoreBrains Cooperative

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Thursday 6 June 2.00 - 3.00pm: Developing a national PID strategy in consultation with the Irish research community

Community consultation is at the heart of any successful community initiative. In this webinar you’ll hear what was learned during the community consultations undertaken as the national PID strategy has been developed, and have a chance to share your own feedback.

Speaker: Alice Meadows, MoreBrains Cooperative

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Tuesday 25 June 2.00 - 3.00pm: Announcing the national PID strategy and roadmap for Ireland

Join this webinar for a high-level overview of the national PID strategy project, including MoreBrains’ recommendations and next steps for the Irish research community.

Speakers: Josh Brown, Phill Jones, and Fiona Murphy, MoreBrains Cooperative

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Image caption: National Open Research Forum dual language logo and MoreBrains Cooperative logo. Review and Analysis of the Persistent Identifier Landscape in Ireland 

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