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EZID Service Update: June 2014



Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities

  • After consultation with groups of EZID clients, including UC campus representatives, non-UC EZID clients, and internal CDL clients, the EZID team prepared our 2014-15 roadmap, which is now available for review:
    We thank all of those who participated in the priority-setting events.
  • The DataCite Summer Conference is now open for registration. This year, the conference will be held in Nancy, France, hosted by DataCite’s French member INIST. The conference dates (25-26 August 2014) follow the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) meeting in Lyon. For full details, see the conference site:

EZID Partners and Clients

Our current EZID clients include academic institutions, government agencies, non-profit organizations and commercial entities. For the full list, see

New this period:

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