Frances Madden

Frances Madden British Library Research Identifiers
Research Associate (PIDs as IRO Infrastructure)
persistent identifiers, research data management, research infrastructure

Frances Madden is a Research Associate for the Persistent Identifiers as IRO Infrastructure project at the British Library. The project aims to explore ways to understand and increase the use of persistent identifiers within UK cultural heritage organisations. Previously, Frances lead the British Library’s contribution to the Horizon 2020 project, FREYA, including leading on the production of training materials and the ambassador programme.

Prior to joining The British Library, Frances worked as research data manager at both King’s College London and Royal Holloway, University of London where she was responsible for managing the research data repository and leading on good practice and training in research data management across the university. An archivist by training, Frances also lead the Bedford College Nursing digitisation project at Royal Holloway, University of London.



Madden, F. and Kotarski, R., 2020. Persistent Identifiers At The British Library. London: British Library.


Madden, F. and Padfield, J., 2020. Persistent Identifiers At The National Gallery. London: British Library.


Madden, F., van Horik, R., van de Sandt, S., Lavasa, A. and Cousijn, H., 2020. Guides to Choosing Persistent Identifiers - Version 3. Zenodo.


More publications from Frances Madden