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Persistent Identifiers



This guide is meant to introduce you to different persistent identifiers that are used to make citing works easier and more reliable. You may refer to the tabs on the right to learn more about the different options. Note - this guide is not meant to be comprehensive, but rather intended to provide an introduction to some of the most commonly used persistent identifiers.


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About this Guide

This guide was originally created as an ORCID guide in 2019 by Wei-Chun Chou, graduate student in the School of Information. Also, many thanks to the Cornell ORCID guide which served as a model for this guide.

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