A host of reasons why funders should be investing in ORCID …

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From August 1, 2015 the Wellcome Trust will be requiring grant applicants to provide an ORCID iD when signing up with their grant application system. Find out more about why Wellcome is mandating ORCID iDs in this guest post by one of their Evaluation Officers, Jonathon Kram.

National consortium for ORCID set to improve UK research visibility and collaboration

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More good news as UK national consortium Jisc signs agreement with ORCID to enable universities to benefit from reduced ORCID membership costs and enhanced technical support - over 50 set to join in 2015 with more to follow.

Italy Launches National ORCID Implementation

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Great news for the Italian research community - ORCID is being implemented nationally! Under the auspices of ANVUR and CRUI (the Conference of Italian University Rectors), the Cineca consortium will be responsible for the implementation, and their members - 70 universities and four research centers - will be the first to implement ORCID.

Humanists Rejoice! MLA International Bibliography Now Connects to ORCID

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Great news for humanities scholars globally - the Modern Language Association's MLA International Bibliography now connects to ORCID! 

ORCID-CASRAI Codefest 2015

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The 2015 ORCID-CASRAI Codefest was a great success. Developers from eight different countries participated virtually and in person. After one and a half days of coding and cross-team collaboration, we were delighted to see live demonstrations of nine great projects. Learn more about the projects in this update from ORCID's Technical Director, Laura Paglione, and Lead Developer, Rob Peters.

ORCID in Barcelona – Spring 2015 Outreach Meeting Highlights

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The recent ORCID-CASRAI conference attracted 170 or so researchers, research administrators, funders, vendors, publishers, and more. We enjoyed two days of thought-provoking presentations, interesting discussions, and valuable networking - all in the beautiful surroundings of the University of Barcelona. Read on to find out some of the key takeaways from the ORCID team...

F1000 and ORCID Partner to Launch Standard for Citing Peer Review Activities

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Peer review is an essential component of the research and scholarly lifecycle.  And yet, researcher peer review activities are rarely acknowledged as a fundamental contribution to research.  At the same time, the need to encourage more researchers to participate in peer review is bumping into a growing desire to find ways to build more trust into the process.  http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayJournal?jid=RAP


ORCID Announces Newly Formed Global Membership Team

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ORCID announces our new membership team: Josh Brown, Matthew Buys, Nobuko Miyairi (as of July 1), and Lilian Pessoa.   Led by Douglas Wright, Director of Membership, the ORCID membership team brings regional expertise in research management, publishing, analytics, research funding, and open access, and fluency in English, Japanese, Portuguese, and Spanish. This growth in our capacity to support the community is supported by a grant from the Helmsley Trust.  Please join us in welcoming our new colleagues!

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.