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  • Blog | ARTiFACTS and ORCID: A Trusted Partnership Expanding Scientific and Academic Research Output


    By integrating with every API ORCID offers, ARTiFACTS is able to ensure scientists and scholars can discover new research and receive formal recognition for all their contributions, including their pre-published research outputs.

  • Blog | The New Finnish Research Information Hub Provides a Comprehensive View of Finnish Research


    The aim of the Finnish Research Information Hub is twofold: 1) to collect and connect information of Finnish research and provide it in a single access point, and 2) to lessen researchers' reporting and administrative work through smooth information flows between systems.

  • Blog | The Search Is On for ORCID’s New Executive Director


    We are pleased to announce our search for a new Executive Director to lead the continuing development and success of ORCID. The deadline for applications is Sunday, July 19, 2020.

  • Blog | Announcing ORCID’s New Service Provider Certification Program


    ORCID’s new Service Provider (SP) Certification program is a means for ORCID to partner with SPs on their use of ORCID as well as make product information more accessible to the ORCID community. The Certification program will help drive business opportunities for SPs as their customers work toward their open research and interoperability goals.

  • Blog | Black Lives Matter: ORCID’s response


    ORCID has always strived to embody the values of diversity and inclusion. As we have watched events unfold across the globe over the past few weeks it is clear that values alone are not enough, no matter how passionately held or thoughtfully implemented. Silence truly equals complicity and we will not be complicit in the systemic, violent oppression and suppression of our Black brothers and sisters, or any other marginalized group, anywhere in the world.

  • Blog | From the Board Chair: Leadership Transition at ORCID


    Dear Colleagues,

    On behalf of the Board, I wish to acknowledge the outstanding contribution Laure Haak has made in building ORCID to what it is today. With confidence in the organization and the team, Laure will be directing her energy and skills to founding her own company. Laure is the founding Executive Director of ORCID and has dedicated the last eight years to building it from an idea into a reality. Her passion, dedication, and knowledge of all things ORCID are legendary.

  • Blog | Ch-ch-changes: Part 2


    After eight years of living and breathing the world of research infrastructure and persistent identifiers, I have decided to step back and allow myself to take a broader view. That’s right: I am leaving ORCID. Read more / listen to the symphony that is ORCID.

  • Blog | Nominations Now Open for ORCID Board Elections 2021


    The ORCID Board fulfills a very important role in the organization’s governance by providing strategic guidance and oversight for the successful achievement of ORCID’s mission. We are pleased to announce the start of this year’s search for dynamic and enthusiastic individuals from across the research community to join the ORCID Board.

  • Blog | ORCID at the Yonsei University Medical Library: Improving researcher experience


    Dr. Na Won Kim from the Yonsei University Medical Library shares how their YUHSpace integration has improved researcher experience by allowing easier maintenance of their ORCID record.

  • Blog | The value of ORCID iDs in enabling digital identity on a global scale: Report from the OECD


    Persistent, trusted digital identity can play a role in the way researchers and their output are evaluated, which is very important as information sharing is sped up to support global challenges such as COVID-19. The OECD Report, Charting the Digital Transformation of Science, found that ORCID iDs are a key component of how researchers are managing their digital identity.