[Crm-sig] Fwd: Small decision requested

Richard Light richard at light.demon.co.uk
Mon Oct 24 01:40:23 EEST 2016


I've registered for this meeting - it's just up the road from me.  (Also 
for the Linked Pasts meeting in Madrid the following week - don't these 
people ever talk to each other? :-))


On 2016-10-23 5:57 PM, Øyvind Eide wrote:
> Dear all,
> I assume some of you already know of this. It could make sense that 
> someone from CIDOC were present, and most of the relevant people read 
> this list, I believe.
> Kind regards,
> Øyvind
> -------- Weitergeleitete Nachricht --------
>> Betreff: 	Workshop invitation: Persistent Identifiers in the 
>> Humanities - 9-December at the British Library
>> Datum: 	Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:04:36 +0000
>> Von: 	Farquhar, Adam <Adam.Farquhar at bl.uk>
>> Antwort an: 	events at project-thor.eu <events at project-thor.eu>
>> Kopie (CC): 	events at project-thor.eu <events at project-thor.eu>
>> I’m writing to invite you to a *workshop on* the potential of 
>> *persistent identifiers in the humanities* with a focus on History. 
>> The workshop will take place in London at the British Library on 
>> Friday 9th December.
>> Persistent identifiers (PIDs) are increasingly embedded in the 
>> services that researchers use every day, enabling unambiguous 
>> attribution of the full range of scholarly outputs. This makes it 
>> easier for data producers and researchers to get credit for their 
>> contributions; for data centres, universities and funders to track 
>> the impact of the research they facilitate; for publishers to 
>> incorporate data into scholarly writing; and for researchers to 
>> discover and cite data with clear provenance.
>> Uptake in the humanities, however, lags behind other disciplines. We 
>> are running a series of workshops to better understand the potential 
>> for persistent identifier services in the humanities, identify 
>> barriers to uptake and create a roadmap to guide future development.
>> It would be great if you or someone from your team could participate. 
>> If you would like to recommend someone to attend, please let us know 
>> and we will try to extend an invitation.
>> Attendance is free, but places are limited so that we can have an 
>> active and open discussion. *Please register by Thursday 3 November* 
>> at 
>> <https://thor_pidsinhumanities.eventbrite.com/>https://thor_pidsinhumanities.eventbrite.com 
>>  so that we can arrange catering and plan appropriately.
>> The workshop is organised through the EU-funded THOR project 
>> (https://project-thor.eu/).
>> If you have any questions, please send enquiries to 
>> events at project-thor.eu <mailto:events at project-thor.eu>.
>> Kind regards,
>> Dr Adam Farquhar
>> Head of Digital Scholarship, The British Library
>> THOR Project Coordinator
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*Richard Light*
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