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  • Blog | Assertion Assurance Pathways: What Are They and Why Do They Matter?

    2018-06-13

    ORCID enables and stores assertions between a researcher’s ORCID iD and identifiers for their activities and affiliations.  This post describes the anatomy of assertions and new functionality to enhance transparency and traceability - and ultimately trust - in the assertions stored in the ORCID Registry.

     
  • Blog | ORCID Regional Strategies through Communities of Practice

    2018-06-12

    Everything we do at ORCID is in service of our underlying belief that, by working together with all sectors of the global research community, we can facilitate conversations that help increase the openness and reliability of research information.  Learn more about how we are using a “community of practice” approach to achieve this goal.

  • Blog | Mapping the PID Landscape

    2018-06-07

    Using persistent identifiers properly will help open up more of the research landscape - for everyone's benefit. In this jointly authored post by Christopher Brown and Neil Jacobs (Jisc), Josh BrownLaure Haak , and Alice Meadows (ORCID), and Clifford Tatum (SURF), we call on all stakeholders in the research community to use the open identifiers we already have more effectively and consistently.

  • Blog | We Need Your Input: ORCID in Repositories

    2018-06-06

    We're looking for volunteers to join the ORCID in repositories task force - and to provide feedback on its recommendations, when available. 

  • Blog | Collect & Connect - Improved and Updated!

    2018-05-30

    We have updated our Collect & Connect program, clarifying the guidelines and criteria, providing standard descriptions of user benefits for each component. Coming soon, we will introduce self-certification for some badges. Find out more in today’s post!;

  • Blog | Enter Once, Reuse Often

    2018-05-24

    Enter once, reuse often is an ORCID mantra. We want to help create a world where researchers can easily share information about their research activities without having to type it in. Learn about our progress toward this goal.

  • Blog | GDPR, ORCID, and You

    2018-05-21

    The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect on Friday, May 25. User control is a core principle here at ORCID, and we are happy to share how our practices align with the regulation.

  • Blog | Consórcio brasileiro ORCID: Construindo uma comunidade

    2018-05-17

    O Consórcio brasileiro, formado em dezembro de 2017, será lançado oficialmente no dia 22 de maio. Saiba mais neste post de Ana Heredia, Head of Memberships da ORCID para a América Latina, e de Talita Moreira, Coordenadora-geral de Atividades de Apoio à Pós-Graduação da Diretoria de Avaliação da CAPES. 

  • Blog | The ORCID Brazil Consortium: Building a Community

    2018-05-17

    The ORCID Brazilian consortium, which formed in December 2017, launches officially on May 22. Learn more in this post by Ana Heredia, ORCID's Head of Memberships for Latin America, and Talita Moreira, CAPES Evaluation Office's General Coordinator of Post-Graduate Activities.

  • Blog | Open Science Projects Collaborate on Joint Roadmap

    2018-05-16

    We are delighted to be part of an exciting new initiative in which a group of organizations building nonprofit, open-source tools for scholarship and publication has joined with open-science researchers in a new collaboration to develop a Joint Roadmap for Open Science Tools (JROST). Learn more in this post by Nate Angell, Marketing Director for ORCID member Hypothes.is, one of the other participating organizations.

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