Organization ID RFI: Questions and Answers

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The Organization ID working group issued a Request for Information (RFI) on 9 October. We have received a number of questions, which we address in this post. We also include a link to an RFI response form.

Announcing the ORCID Board Slate for 2018

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Learn more about the candidates for the 2018 ORCID Board election and the next steps in the election process.

Request for Information on Organization ID Open Registry

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The Organziation Identifier working group has issued a Request for Information to solicit comment and interest from the broader research community in developing an open organization identifier Registry. If you have seed data, are interested in a governance role or in serving as a host to start up the Registry, read on!

Organization Identifier Working Group: Update

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About one year ago, Crossref, DataCite and ORCID announced a joint initiative to launch and sustain an open, independent, non-profit organization identifier registry to facilitate the disambiguation of researcher affiliations. Today we publish governance recommendations and product principles and requirements for the creation of an open organization identifier registry and invite community feedback.

ORCID and WDS Partner to support reuse of research data

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We are delighted to announce that we recently signed a memorandum of understanding with the ICSU World Data System to work together on several areas where our interests converge. 

Eating Our Own Dog Food: Part 1

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Yummy dog foodToday sees the launch of our new ORCID repository, hosted on Figshare. Find out why and how we've created it, what materials are included, and how you can use them, in today's post!

Measuring Progress: ORCID 2016 Annual Report

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Our 2016 annual report is now available.  Read more for a review of community adoption of ORCID, our activities, membership, and progress toward sustainability.

The OI Project Gets Underway: Planning an Open Organization Identifier Registry

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At the end of October 2016, Crossref, DataCite, and ORCID reported on collaboration in the area of organization identifiers. We issued three papers for community comment and after input we subsequently announced the formation of The OI Project, along with a call for expressions of interest from people interested in serving on the working group.

ORCID in 2017: Let’s Get this Party Started!

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In December we took a look back at 2016; today, we are looking forward to 2017. We invite you to read about our plans in this post, follow our progress on our public Trello board, and share your feedback!

ORCID Board Election Results

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We announce our newly elected ORCID Board members and thank our outgoing Board members for their service.

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