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EZID Service Update: January 2014


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Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities

  • In late January 2014, the URL for EZID’s home page changed from to The URL for the application programming interface (API) will also change to This change provides a more natural branding for EZID and improves our flexibility to provide N2T as a separate resolver service.
    • URLs for your identifiers have NOT and will not change.
    • We will support redirection from our old URL for at least one year so you will have ample time to implement any necessary updates.
  • We have designed a new version of the EZID postcard especially for outreach to digital humanities audiences. An editable version of this new card as well as the original postcard are both available for download from the EZID Outreach page:

EZID Partners and Clients

Our current EZID clients include academic institutions, government agencies, non-profit organizations and commercial entities.

Complete list:

EZID Service Description

EZID (easy-eye-dee) is a production service that gives researchers the ability to create and manage long-term identifiers so that they can to track usage, get credit for their work, share their data, and have the data reused for additional research. As a result, EZID identifiers also make it possible to increase citations, to build on previous work, to conduct new research, and avoid duplicating previous efforts.

EZID Service Manager

Joan Starr contact

EZID Training Materials, Guides, FAQs and Webinars

More information about EZID is available by contacting us. See also EZID outreach and webinars:

Service Monitoring and Availability

Since June 25, 2010, EZID has had an uptime performance of 99.9%. Check the CDL system status page at