Technology + Engagement = Infrastructure Sustainability

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ORCID is both a technology, -- providing open tools for organizations to use in their own platforms and services --  and a community, which relies on the support of those organizations and, in particular, our members to help achieve and sustain our shared vision of a world where researchers and their contributions are connected.

ORCID Regional Strategies through Communities of Practice

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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.

ORCID Consortia: Building Communities

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To be successful at building national and regional communities of practice that support a global open research infrastructure, we need the commitment of our consortia members and their lead organizations. In today's post, our Director of Membership, Matt Buys, provides an update and announces the launch of our new resources for ORCID consortia.

ORCID in the Middle East & Africa

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This week, we are publishing a series of updates on ORCID around the world. Today Matthew Buys, our Regional Director for Europe, the Middle East, & Africa shares his reflections on the Middle East & Africa in 2016 and his plans for 2017.

The Middle East & Africa: Today and Tomorrow

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It has been an extremely exciting year in the Middle East & Africa region, with significant steps made toward using ORCID to help build the infrastructure needed for the growth of the knowledge economy. This post by Regional Director, Matthew Buys, looks back at what we have achieved and also what is to come...

Putting together the pieces of the puzzle: Africa and the Middle East

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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.

ORCID in Research Management in South Africa

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I am very pleased to have joined ORCID as Regional Director: Africa & Middle East. recent workshop. Among the activities in my busy debut was the recent SARIMA workshop.