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EZID Service Update: April 2017


Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities

  • Joan Starr, EZID’s Service Manager, attended DataCite’s annual Strategy Meeting and General Assembly where she gave a presentation on the Force11 Software Citation Principles. Software and data differ from one another in several key respects, and these differences impact a number of citation-related decisions. The slides are available on EZID’s Media page:
  • In response to more stringent browser security requirements, and with the approval of EZID clients, EZID implemented HTTPS across its website on April 30th. Perhaps most visibly, clients using up-to-date browsers will no longer see a warning message at the EZID login.

EZID Partners and Clients

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

New this period:

University of Nevada University Libraries (on behalf of the UNLV campus)

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

For information about EZID status, please consider the following options: