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  • Blog | ORCID in New Zealand: An Update


    In this guest post written to celebrate the University of Auckland's recent membership of ORCID, Janet Copsey, their Director of Libraries and Learning Services, provides an update on ORCID in New Zealand and how joining ORCID will help - for example, as they prepare for the 2018 Performance-Based Research Fund Quality Evaluation.  Janet has contributed to library initiatives both nationally and internationally.  She was awarded a Fellowship of the NZ Library and Information Association in 1996 for her leadership in the introduction and management of information technology in NZ libraries and was a Government appointee to the NZ Library and Information Advisory Commission for 2006 – 2009.  




  • Blog | Australian ORCID Consortium Model released for comment


    A few months after the release of the Australian ORCID Working Group's Joint Statement of Principle comes their proposal for an ORCID Consortium Model, which has just been released for comment. Read more in this guest post by Natasha Simons

  • Blog | Contributor recognition: an update on ORCID, Project CRedIT, and contributorship badges


    Contributor Role Badges

    Project CRedIT was launched in 2012 to help researchers get recognition for all their contributions to a research project - from securing funding, through carrying out the research, to writing up the results for publication. Learn how ORCID, Mozilla Science Labs, and others are making the Project CRedIT vision a reality.

  • Blog | 1.5 Million ORCID iDs Served!


    ORCID: Over 1.5 Million iDs Served

    ORCID has served up its 1.5 millionth identifier!

  • Blog | ORCID's Early Adopter Peer Review Program - A Progress Report


    For the past few months we have been working on implementing the recent recommendations of a CASRAI/F1000/ORCID-convened community working group for a peer review activity data profile.  ORCID's initial work on this is now complete and we are excited to be working with a group of early adopters, who will be rolling out their own implementations in the coming months.

  • Blog | Six Things to Do Now You’ve Got an ORCID iD


    With close to 1.5 million ORCID iDs now issued, and more and more funders, institutions, and other organizations recommending - or even requiring - them, here are our top tips for how to make the most of yours!

  • Blog | The UK Recommends ORCID


    Learn more about the recommendations of The Metric Tide - the recent report from the UK's Independent Review of the Role of Metrics in Research Assessment and Management - by guest author Simon Kerridge (@SimonRKerridge). As well as being a member of the Review's steering group and a co-author of the report, Simon is Director of Research Services, University of Kent and Chair of the Board of Directors, Association of Research Managers and Administrators.


  • Blog | Lightening the Load for Researchers: ORCID and Research Management


    Following the recent publication of The Metric Tide, HEFCE's review of the role of research-based metrics in research assessment and management, we take a look at how funders, RMS providers, and other organizations are working to relieve the administrative burden for researchers - and how ORCID can help

  • Blog | Putting together the pieces of the puzzle: Africa and the Middle East


    Interest in ORCID continues to grow in Africa and the Middle East! We’ve had several discussions with research institutions in Southern Africa and a number are now reviewing institutional membership to ORCID. Several institutions have begun testing an ORCID integration with their institutional repository.

  • Blog | Let a Thousand ORCIDs Bloom


    ORCID Communications Steering Group member Torsten Reimer's prize-winning poster beautifully showcases Imperial College London's ORCID implementation