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  • Blog | Another year for ORCID, another Public Data File for the Community.

    2016-11-02

    As an organization that is committed to openness (yes, the O in ORCID is for open), we are delighted to celebrate Open Access Week 2016 - and our 4th anniversary - by publishing our annual public data file.

  • Blog | Organization identifier project: A way forward

    2016-10-31

    It is a natural fit for ORCID to be involved in conversations about organization identifiers.  We are a major stakeholder in this space.  Working jointly with Crossref and DataCite, we have developed a set of working papers and now call for a Working Group to move an effort forward to stand up a community-based organization identifier registry.  These papers will be open for feedback until mid-November after which a Working Group will be established to take on responsibility for the project.

  • Blog | The ORCID Trust Program

    2016-10-24

    The ORCID Trust program is now officially launched! Find out how we are working to improve our trustworthiness through four key concepts: Individual Control; Reliable Registry; Community Accountability; and Information Integrity. And please tell us what you think!

  • Blog | Open Call for Participation - Business Agreements Behind Technology Interoperability

    2016-10-13

    As an ORCID partner, we work with CASRAI to ensure that our metadata reflects the standard terms and record formats they advance, for example, in our peer review services data profile. We are therefore pleased to announce that CASRAI is holding its first Open Call for Participation in 2017 - learn more in this post by their Executive Director, David Baker.

  • Blog | ORCID Receives Follow-on Funding from Helmsley Charitable Trust

    2016-10-10

    We are very grateful to The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust for providing ORCID with a further $1.84M follow-on funding. Find out more about how this additional award will help support our continuing efforts to engage with our community and increase adoption of ORCID globally.

  • Blog | Announcing the PIDapalooza lineup!

    2016-10-07

    The lineup for PIDapalooza is close to final! Check out the speakers and sessions - and register today!

  • Blog | Peer Review Week - The Video!

    2016-09-23

    Enjoy this new video by some of the organizations involved in planning Peer Review Week 2016!

  • Blog | #RecognizeReview with ORCID

    2016-09-22

    With several member organizations successfully implementing ORCID peer review functionality, we are now encouraging wider adoption across all sectors. Read more about how this functionality works, why it helps improve recognition for peer review, and where to find more information.

  • Blog | Recognition for Review: Who’s Doing What?

    2016-09-20

    Helping researchers to get recognition for their many contributions - including their peer review actvities - is something we care deeply about at ORCID. It's also the theme for Peer Review Week 2016, which runs from September 19-25. We are delighted to share these examples of how the organizations involved in planning PRW are currently recognizing review, as well as some of their plans for the future.

  • Blog | Meet the Lens: Integrating ORCID iDs into patents

    2016-09-12

    Continuing our series of interviews with ORCID community members, this month we speak with Osmat Jefferson, a professor of Science, Technology and Law at Queensland University of Technology and a principal scientist at Cambia. Osmat currently leads the biological patenting and patent citations projects in the Lens, a joint initiative between Cambia and QUT.

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