Submitted by Alice Meadows on Wed, 2017-04-12 16:57
In January 2016, a group of eight associations and publishers led by eLife, PLOS, and The Royal Society, launched an open letter committing their organizations to requiring ORCID iDs for (at a minimum) corresponding authors of accepted papers and inviting other organizations to do the same. One year on, how successful has this initiative been?
Submitted by Nobuko Miyairi on Mon, 2017-04-10 21:18
Submitted by Nobuko Miyairi on Mon, 2017-04-10 21:15
We are delighted to announce that, with the recent addition of University of Tsukuba, Japan now has 10 ORCID member organizations, a mix of universities, national research institutes, funders, scholarly societies, and system vendors.
Submitted by Richard de Grijs on Wed, 2017-04-05 00:00
The ORCID Nominations Committee is now accepting recommendations for candidates to serve as Board members from 2018 - 2020. Read on for more information about the committee, the process, who is eligible to be nominated, and more.
Submitted by Laure Haak on Mon, 2017-04-03 00:00
Submitted by Doug Wright on Fri, 2017-03-31 00:00
Our last stop in this week's tour of ORCID around the world is Latin America - a region close to our heart, since as well as our members and users there, we also have team members from Argentina, Brazil, Costa Rica, and Mexico! Find out what's happening in the region in today's post by Membership Director, Doug Wright.
Submitted by Laure Haak on Thu, 2017-03-30 20:06
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.
Submitted by Doug Wright on Thu, 2017-03-30 01:48
Continuing our journey around the world, today our Membership Director, Doug Wright, provides an update on ORCID engagement and adoption in the US and Canada.
Submitted by Nobuko Miyairi on Tue, 2017-03-28 21:29
Representing ORCID across a territory that stretches from Pakistan to New Zealand is no small task. Nobuko Miyairi, Regional Director Asia Pacific, reviews our activities in 2016 and the challenges of 2017.
Submitted by Alice Meadows on Mon, 2017-03-27 20:41
Continuing our series of updates from around the world, in today's post we visit Europe. Josh Brown, formerly Regional Director for Europe (now Director of Partnerships) takes a look back at 2016, while Matthew Buys, who recently added Europe to his existing responsibilities for the Middle East & Africa, shares his goals for the rest of 2017.