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  • Blog | Hindawi and ORCID: The Trials


    ORCID publisher member Hindawi is is one of the world’s largest publishers of peer-reviewed fully open access journals. In this guest blog post, Chief Process Engineer Craig Raybould and Process Manager Luke Alexander Prescott, give a brief overview of how and why they have been encouraging their authors to get and use an iD - and, as signatories of the ORCID publishers open letter, have now decided to require iDs for corresponding authors.

  • Blog | ABES and ORCID Memorandum of Understanding


    Following on from our discussions last year, read more about the recently signed ABES and ORCID Memorandum of Understanding, committing our organizations to working closely together.

  • Blog | Interested in persistent identifiers? Mark your diary for two exciting events!


    If you're interested in persistent identifiers then you'll want to know about two upcoming events - the next ORCID Outreach Meeting in October, and the first ever festival of PIDS, PIDapalooza, in November. We hope to see you at one or both!

  • Blog | Guidelines on the display of ORCID iDs in journal articles


    Displaying ORCID iDs in metadata and in published articles is an important aspect of our new Collect & Connect program and a key commitment of the open letter Requiring ORCID in Publication Workflows. But many questions remain on how to display ORCID iDs in journal articles. To help answer these questions, we’ve formed a group of representatives from scholarly publishing to help update our existing display guidelines for ORCID iDs in articles. Submit your suggestions – or let us know if you wish to join the group – by July 31!

  • Blog | Building the human infrastructure: Project THOR Year 1


    Project THOR, a 30 month project funded by the European Commission under the Horizon 2020 programme, is celebrating its first anniversary. ORCID is one of 10 project partners and we are delighted to publish this report on THOR's first year activities by Events and Training Officer Maaike Duine.

  • Blog | Collect & Connect: Turning ORCID’s Vision into Reality




    ORCID’s vision is a world where all who participate in research, scholarship, and innovation are uniquely identified and connected to their contributions and affiliations across disciplines, borders, and time.  How can we work together to make that vision a reality? Our new Collect & Connect program is intended to help us do just that. This is the first in a series of posts where you can learn more about the program, what it means for your organization, and how you can participate.

  • Blog | What was my password again?


    New sign in page​From today, when you sign into ORCID, you will be presented with several options. As always you will be able to enter your email address or ORCID iD along with your ORCID password to gain access to your account. But we now also allow access via your Facebook, Google, or institutional account with a supported institution.

  • Blog | Meet ORCID Publisher Member, Taylor & Francis


    The latest in our series of interviews with ORCID community members introduces one of our 40+ publisher members, Taylor & Francis. Learn how and why they got involved with ORCID, including their recently launched pilot trial requiring ORCID iDs for authors, editors, and reviewers of their 100+ journals in biology, earth, and environmental sciences.

  • Blog | Step by Step: Collecting and Connecting ORCID iDs in the Publishing Process


    Well over half the respondents to our 2015 survey indicated that they use their ORCID iD in publishing workflows, but challenges remain for integrating ORCID fully into the publication process. We've been working with some of our members to identify and improve community awareness of effective metadata management practices in publishing.  This post summarizes the paper we presented at JATSCON 2016 on the topic.

  • Blog | All about flow: ORCID and research information management systems


    Learn how ORCID is working with current information research systems (CRIS), such as Conversis, Pure, and Symplectic Elements, which help organisations to understand and analyse their research performance by pulling together data from external resources and augmenting information from within the organisation, to provide an overview of their researchers’ body of work.