The OI Project gets underway planning an Open Organization Identifier Registry

« At the end of October 2016, Crossref, DataCite, and ORCID reported on collaboration in the area of organization identifiers (Fenner, 2016). We issued three papers (G. Bilder, Brown, & Demeranville, 2016; Cruse, Haak, & Pentz, 2016; Fenner, Paglione, Demeranville, & Bilder, 2016) for community comment and after input we subsequently announced the formation of The OI Project, along with a call for expressions of interest from people interested in serving on the working group.

We had a great response and are happy to report that the Working Group has now been established, and is already underway with work to develop a plan for an open, independent, not-for-profit, sustainable, organization identifier registry. (…) »