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You might be interested in the 2017 McMurry et al. paper on “Identifiers
for the 21st century: How to design, provision, and reuse persistent
identifiers to maximize utility and impact of life science data”:
https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pbio.2001414 They address many other
identifier schemes that are in widespread use, including ARKs and CURIEs of
various flavors. Anecdotally, it seems to me that the vast majority of
cited data identifiers are of the RRID variety because it has had a longer
history in the life sciences and the rest of us are just starting to catch
up. Journals certainly accept them. And identifiers.org is a really
amazing resolver a sit handles most of the common identifier formats.
Matt

Matthew B. Jones
http://orcid.org/0000-0003-0077-4738
Director of Informatics R&D
National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis
University of California Santa Barbara
http://www.nceas.ucsb.edu/ecoinfo
PI, NSF Arctic Data Center
https://arcticdata.io
Director, DataONE program
https://dataone.org