Once Persistent Identifiers a.k.a. PIDs are born, they take on a whole new, and still somewhat secret, life of their own. This blog post covers the what, why, and how of PIDs and key ways journals and scholars can implement them to foster uptake across the research ecosystem and further their publishing goals.
How can journals get closer to having rich metadata and ultimately more discoverable articles? This blog post overviews five machine-readable metadata elements most commonly requested by scholarly communication stakeholders across disciplines that publishers should prioritize.
Jabin White, Vice President of Content Management for JSTOR and Portico, shares his thoughts on how metadata quality can be improved across academia, and how publishers can move from basic metadata concepts to creating enhanced metadata.
Metadata 2020's chief coordinator Laura Paglione discusses how the initiative got started and the stakeholders involved. The goal of Metadata 2020 is to understand how metadata is being used throughout the research lifecycle and to develop recommendations for improvement.