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  • Blog | Organization Identifier Working Group: Update

    2017-09-18

    About one year ago, Crossref, DataCite and ORCID announced a joint initiative to launch and sustain an open, independent, non-profit organization identifier registry to facilitate the disambiguation of researcher affiliations. Today we publish governance recommendations and product principles and requirements for the creation of an open organization identifier registry and invite community feedback.

  • Blog | Peer review in the ORCID community

    2017-09-15

    To celebrate Peer Review Week 2017, we organized a webinar on the ORCID peer review functionality, now available to all members using ORCID API 2.0. We presented statistics on the uptake of peer review on ORCID records, and invited four members to share how they were - or will be - using the peer review functionality in their systems.

     
  • Blog | Peer Review at ORCID - An Update

    2017-09-14

    It's two years since we launched our peer review functionality, which has been implemented by a small number of early adopters. It's now available to all ORCID members using our new API 2.0 and we are happy to share with you some analysis of uptake to date. This post is based on data that was first shared at the Eighth International Peer Review Congress in Chicago (September 10-12, 2017).

  • Blog | Making Peer Review More Transparent with Open Annotation

    2017-09-13

     

    At ORCID, we are committed to enabling recognition of peer review in all its forms. Annotation is increasingly being used as a  type of peer review, both pre- and post-publications, and today's post by Heather Staines, Director of Partnerships at ORCID member Hypothesis, explains more about what it is and why it's important.

  • Blog | Celebrating #PeerRevWk17 at ORCID

    2017-09-11

    Welcome to Peer Review Week 2017! We'll be celebrating all week with a series of blog posts and other activities and we hope you'll join us!

  • Blog | Metadata 2020: What, Why, Who, How?

    2017-09-08

    Rich, connected, reusable metadata is essential for a strong research infrastructure. We are delighted to be participating in a new initiative - Metadata 2020 -  launched this week to engage the the whole research community in improving the metadata that we create and consume, for the benefit of all.

  • Blog | Announcing the BASE ORCID Search & Link Wizard

    2017-09-06

    ORCID is blooming in Germany, with over 100,000 registrants - a great time to announce a new search & link wizard for BASE (Bielefeld Academic Search Engine), which enables users to easily connect their publications in BASE with their ORCID iD.

  • Blog | Collect & Connect in the ORCID community: A summer update

    2017-08-23

    Today's post celebrates six ORCID member integrations that have recently been awarded Collect & Connect badges, in recognition that they meet both our technical and communications requirements. KoreaMed has earned all five badges (Authenticate, Collect, Display, Connect, and Synchronize); Open Edition, ScholarOne, and New Zealands's Royal Society Te Apārangi all meet the requirements of Authenticate through Connect; Scholar@UC has earned Authenticate through Display; and SAMURAI has gained the Authenticate and Collect badges. Congratulations to them all!

  • Blog | Announcing PIDapalooza 2018 - the open festival for persistent identifiers!

    2017-08-16

    PIDapalooza is back! Join us and our co-organizers, California Digital Library, Crossref, and DataCite in Girona, Spain on January 23-24, 2018 for this two-day festival focused specifically on persistent identifiers in scholarly research!

  • Blog | Six Ways to Make Your ORCID iD Work for You!

    2017-08-10

    Learn how to make your ORCID iD work for you in six easy steps!

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