Unlocking Connectivity: The Crucial Role of Persistent Identifiers in Shaping a Connected Research Landscape

Persistent identifier systems are crucial parts of the global scholarly infrastructure, they facilitate the creation, management, and maintenance of open metadata for scholarly resources, and support open and FAIR research practices. On top of the descriptive metadata, the connection metadata PIDs host can provide rich insights into complex concepts and processes, such as the productivity and achievement of a researcher, the entire lifecycle of a research project, even the progress and impact of a research domain. Creating complete and high-quality connection metadata both relies on and benefits each stakeholder group in the research ecosystem.

Join Crossref, DataCite, and ORCID in the upcoming edition of the Better Together webinar series, to learn more about how connections are made among entities in the research ecosystem through the adoption of PIDs, and how the three organizations work together to make it easy – both for individuals and organizations.


  • Estelle Cheng (ORCID Engagement Manager, ORCID)
  • Mohamad Mostafa (Regional Engagement Specialist, Middle East & Asia, DataCite)
  • Johanssen Obanda (Community engagement manager, Crossref)

Date and time: May 29 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am UTC+0

The slides and recording will be shared afterwards through the DataCite Zenodo Community and YouTube Channel, respectively.

Click here to register