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  • Blog | Register Now for the ORCID San Francisco Outreach Meeting!

    2015-10-09

    The full program for our upcoming Outreach Meeting in San Francisco, November 3-4, is now available - read more here and register to attend if you haven't already done so!

  • Blog | ORCID at RDA6

    2015-10-08

    ORCID was well represented at the recent Research Data Alliance 6th Plenary in Paris, France. Here's a brief recap of what we were doing by THOR Senior Project Officer and ORCiD Software Engineer, Tom Demeranville.

  • Blog | ORCID and Loop: A New Researcher Profile System Integration

    2015-10-07

    One of the questions we are often asked by researchers is why they should register for an ORCID iD when they already have one - or, more often, many - researcher profiles set up.  In fact, ORCID itself is not a researcher profile system.  Instead, ORCID iDs - unique persistent digital identfiers –  can be connected into these systems, allowing for interoperability between them.  Ultimately, this saves  researchers valuable time, for example, by reducing the keying of the same information into multiple systems. Loop, created by Frontiers, is the most recent researcher profile system to integrate ORCID.  Here, Michelle Ponto, Frontiers’ head of media & communications, explains more.

  • Blog | Troubling Noises – Why Scientific Peer Review Is not Broken but Needs to Be Fixed

    2015-10-06

     Peer Review Week may be over, but we are delighted to be continuing our series of guest posts on the topic. Here, Janne-Tuomas Seppänen of Peerage of Science on why he thinks peer review is like Chitty Chitty Bang Bang!

  • Blog | ORCID and the Safe Harbor Framework

    2015-10-06

    Today, the European Commission has struck down a treaty, called Safe Harbor, that governed the transfer of electronic data between Europe and the United States.  How does this affect ORCID?

  • Blog | Peer Review Week Comes to an End

    2015-10-02

    Thanks to everyone who joined in the celebrations for the first ever Peer Review Week!

  • Blog | Opening the Peer Review Process

    2015-10-01

    ORCID is delighted to announce that, to coincide with Peer Review Week, three of our early adopters - Amercian Geophysical Union (AGU)/eJournaPress, Faculty of 1000, and Publons - are launching their implementations of our new peer review functionality.  Each of them is contributing a blog post about their implementation, starting with this guest post by Dr Michaela Torkar, Editorial Director of F1000Research, an Open Science publishing platform for life scientists and medical researchers that operates a fully transparent post-publication peer-review model and focuses on data sharing with the aim to facilitate reproducibility.

  • Blog | Peer Review Around the World

    2015-09-30

    Continuing our series of posts to celebrate Peer Review Week, today we hear from researchers and others around the world about their experiences of peer review - what's working for them as both authors and reviewers, and what they think could be improved.

  • Blog | Peer Review - A Discussion

    2015-09-29

    For day two of Peer Review Week, we brought together representatives from the four organizations that were involved in the initial planning for the week - ORCID, ScienceOpen, Sense about Science, and Wiley - to discuss why peer review matters and what they hope this week will achieve.

  • Blog | Surfacing Peer Review with ORCID

    2015-09-28

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