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Saturday, July 20 • 12:30pm - 12:40pm
⚡️Lightning Talk: Reliberating Scholarly Works

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The early web made it easy for anyone to publish, but alarm at the frequency with which URLs broke led to the false notion in academic and research institutions that, to make their URLs persistent, they must publish only via centralized and paywalled URLs. This talk describes the causes and the 18-year-old, decentralized ARK identifier solution maintained by the University of California.

What will You learn?
How to spot some of the fallacies and help institutions avoid the waste of paying for and losing control over individual URLs for their scholarly and research outputs.

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John Kunze

Identifier Systems Architect, California Digital Library
John Kunze is an Identifier Systems Architect at the California Digital Library. With a background in computer science and mathematics, he wrote BSD Unix software that comes pre-installed with Mac and Linux systems. He created the ARK identifier scheme, the N2T.net scheme-agnostic... Read More →

Saturday July 20, 2019 12:30pm - 12:40pm PDT
Lightning Salon Universal Access Hall

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