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Wednesday, January 23 • 11:00am - 11:25am
Pitching the PID: Community Engagement in Project FREYA

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The European Commission-funded FREYA project (www.project-freya.eu) began in November 2017. It aims to extend the infrastructure for persistent identifiers to ensure that PIDs become a core component of open research in the European Union and around the world. This presentation will be delivered by a FREYA project representative from the British Library, and a FREYA Ambassador.

Section One (10 mins)
Community outreach is a vital part of the FREYA project. We need our material to make sense to librarians, policy-makers and researchers in disciplines ranging from nuclear physics to medieval history. In this section we’ll talk with you about our approach to community engagement, the evolution of the FREYA Knowledge Hub, our ambassador programme, and our quest for the perfect answer to that recurring question “what is a PID, and why should I care?”

Section Two (15 mins)
FREYA Ambassadors are highly qualified data specialists and academics in a wide range of research organisations around the world who have given up their time to champion FREYA’s cause. In this section, one of our Ambassadors shares their most effective and creative approaches to building understanding and use of PIDs in their own research community – and tells us the results. 

Speakers
avatar for Nicole Kearney

Nicole Kearney

Manager, Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) Australia, Museums Victoria
Zoologist and science communicator working to make Australia's biodiversity heritage literature openly accessible and discoverable for everyone. @nicolekearney
avatar for Ricarda Braukmann

Ricarda Braukmann

Data Archiving and Networked Services (DANS-KNAW)
EF

Eliane Fankhauser

Data Archiving and Networked Services (DANS-KNAW)
FM

Frances Madden

Research Identifiers Lead, British Library
Frances Madden is Research Identifiers Lead at The British Library, overseeing the BL's contribution to the FREYA project. Her role includes looking at integrating persistent identifiers into the BL's systems and representing the humanities and social sciences sectors within FREYA... Read More →


Wednesday January 23, 2019 11:00am - 11:25am
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